Generation Next/Quarterlife Crisis (Winter/Spring 2007)
By Karen Litzinger, MA, LPC
Whether you are an employer or parent, insight into people born from 1982 to 1994 may be helpful. At a November Middle Atlantic Career Counseling Association conference, two speakers shared information about this population.
Abby Wilner, co-author of Quarterlife Crisis: The Unique Challenges of Life in Your Twenties, offered these insights:
Mark Taylor, a professor, counselor and national speaker, while recognizing the positive trait of openness to diversity, noted the following issues:
Career counseling and job search coaching could be one avenue to help the Generation Next move forward. On-the-job career coaching and personal counseling could be resources to help them negotiate personal and professional issues. For more information: quarterlifecrisis.com and taylorprogams.org.
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Karen Litzinger, MA, LPC, owner of Litzinger Career Consulting, provides career counseling, job search advising, outplacement consulting, and business etiquette training. More information is available at www.KarensCareerCoaching.com