27 5 / 2014

"They know they need training and it’s really important for them. The generation before them used to get it, so there is no reason for them not to expect it," said Peter Cappelli, a professor of management at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. "The problem is, the companies have backed away from training, with the exception of the consulting firms and the banks."

Another rude awakening for millennials

YES. So tired of hearing that expecting employers to invest SOMETHING in them (no matter how paltry) makes recent grads “entitled” or “self-absorbed.” That used to be a reasonable expectation. The fact that it isn’t — that’s not young people failing.