TITLE

Working Knowledge

AUTHOR(S)
Bhonslay, Marianne
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
SGB;Jun2007, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article examines what is happening as Generation Y enters into the labor market, specifically related to working in the sporting goods industry. The author discusses that this generation is extremely computer savvy, however; a major problem facing employers is training and developing these workers. The author also notes that while this generation makes up the majority of retail employees, many are reaching positions of responsibility far faster than previous generations.
ACCESSION #
25374396

 

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