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The Hidden Reasons Why Gen-Xers’ Career Prospects Are Rising | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

This mornings reading over a cup of coffee…

– “This futurist explains why her generation isn’t just next in line for retiring Baby Boomers’ jobs but uniquely poised to take them.”

“While millennials may be unfairly caricatured as socially inept much the way boomers are wrongly dismissed en masse for poor technical chops, the trends in companies’ staffing needs are unmistakable. Gen X-ers, on the other hand, may be more likely to prove communication maestros by comparison.”

“We grew up socializing without devices in our hands. Whether it was learning to cope with the neighborhood bully or sweet-talking our parents into letting us stay home alone while they went on vacation, many of us knew how to use words and persuasion to problem-solve and solicit cooperation.”

Source: The Hidden Reasons Why Gen-Xers’ Career Prospects Are Rising | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

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