Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Professionalism: I Can Has Job

You are not a LOLCat. Bottom line in the above-linked blog post: "Stop being a damn stereotype." Gen Y's recent graduates are not presenting themselves as professional. Whether that's a fair assessment or a stereotype, it is apparently a widespread profession.

When you are glued to your Facebook and IM resources, whether or not you believe you can multitask (keep your mind on work and on the latest juicy tidbits), employers believe you are zoned out.

The embedded link from the above, 2012 Professionalism in the Workplace Study, has additional revealing insights. It's not about who you are, but who you appear to be.

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