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Q.2. I KEEP HEARING THE ECONOMY IS IMPOVING but I’m also hearing I will be graduating in spring at a bad time for finding a job. Which is it?


A.THAT WAS LAST YEAR. This year things ARE improving for your generation Y. Dan Schwabel, contributor to Forbes writes new trends show that despite reports that jobs are still hard to find, millennials are entering the force in the next five to ten years as boomers retire. Companies will benefit from the new life they will bring to corporations and policies will be changing rapidly. The younger people’s IT skills and new information will be welcome.

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