Generation Y By Sally Kane, About.com Guide Born in the mid-1980"s and later, Generation Y legal professionals are in their 20s and are just entering the workforce. With numbers estimated as high as 70 million, Generation Y (also -1- as the Millennials) is the fastest growing segment of today"s workforce. As law firms compete for available talent, employers cannot ignore the needs, desires and attitudes of this vast generation. Below are a few common traits that define Generation Y. Tech-Savvy: Generation Y grew up with technology and rely on it to perform their jobs better. Armed with BlackBerrys, laptops, cellphones and other gadgets, Generation Y is plugged-in 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This generation prefers to communicate through e-mail and text messaging rather than face-to-face contact and -2- webinars and online technology to traditional lecture-based presentations. Family-Centric: The fast-track has lost much of its appeal for Generation Y who is willing to trade high pay for fewer billable hours, flexible schedules and a better work/life balance. While older generations may view this attitude as narcissistic or lacking commitment, discipline and drive, Generation Y legal professionals have a different vision of workplace expectations and prioritize family over work. Achievement-Oriented: Nurtured and pampered -3- parents who did not want to make the mistakes of the previous generation, Generation Y is confident, ambitious and achievement-oriented. They have high expectations of their employers, seek out new challenges and are not afraid to question authority. Generation Y wants meaningful work and a solid learning curve Team-Oriented: As children, Generation Y participated in team sports, play groups and other group activities. They value teamwork and seek the input and affirmation of others. Part of a no-person-left-behind generation, Generation Y is loyal, committed and wants to be included and involved. Attention-Craving: Generation Y craves attention in the forms of feedback and guidance. They appreciate being kept in the loop and seek frequent praise and reassurance. Generation Y may benefit greatly from mentors who can help guide and develop their young careers. Font: http://legalcareers.about.com/od/practicetips/a/Ge... 1 - Questão 30384. Inglês - Nível Superior - Analista Trainee de Ciências Contábeis - CPTM - MAKIYAMA - 2012 Com base no texto, qual das afirmações abaixo é falsa? a) A geração Y praticou esportes coletivos e uma série de atividades em grupo durante a infância, o que, conseqüentemente, desenvolveu um senso forte de trabalho em equipe e cooperação entre seus componentes. b) Uma pessoa nascida na década de 90 pertence à geração Y. c) A geração Y é confiante e está sempre procurando novos desafios no trabalho, sem medo de questionar autoridade de seus superiores. d) A geração Y não foi mimada por seus pais, pois estes não gostariam de repetir os erros da geração anterior, que os mimou muito e, conseqüentemente, dificultou seu caminho profissional. e) A geração Y está conectada o tempo todo. Comentarios (0) Erro questão? 2 - Questão 30385. Inglês - Nível Superior - Analista Trainee de Ciências Contábeis - CPTM - MAKIYAMA - 2012 Consider the passage: “The fast-track has lost much of its appeal for Generation Y”. Where is the verb or the verbal locution and what is its verb tense? a) lost much – Simple past. b) appeal – Simple Present. c) has lost – Simple Present. d) lost – Present Perfect. e) has lost – Present Perfect Comentarios (0) Erro questão? 3 - Questão 30386. Inglês - Nível Superior - Analista Trainee de Ciências Contábeis - CPTM - MAKIYAMA - 2012 Which of the following alternatives has the same verb tense as the sentence“Generation Y grew up with technology”? a) She will go to school by car. b) She goes to school by car. c) She has gone to school by car. d) She went to school by car. e) She had gone to school by car. Comentarios (0) Erro questão? 4 - Questão 30387. Inglês - Nível Superior - Analista Trainee de Ciências Contábeis - CPTM - MAKIYAMA - 2012 The word that best complete the gap 1 is: a) knowing b) known c) knew d) know e) knowed Comentarios (0) Erro questão? 5 - Questão 30388. Inglês - Nível Superior - Analista Trainee de Ciências Contábeis - CPTM - MAKIYAMA - 2012 The word that best complete the gap 2 is: a) will prefer b) preferred c) preference d) prefer e) prefers Comentarios (0) Erro questão? 6 - Questão 30389. Inglês - Nível Superior - Analista Trainee de Ciências Contábeis - CPTM - MAKIYAMA - 2012 The word that best complete the gap 3 is: a) of b) by c) for d) from e) on Comentarios (0) Erro questão? 7 - Questão 30390. Inglês - Nível Superior - Analista Trainee de Ciências Contábeis - CPTM - MAKIYAMA - 2012 No trecho: “Generation Y craves attention in the forms of feedback and guidance”, a melhor definição para o termo em destaque é: a) To desire something strongly. b) To state or demand forcefully, especially despite opposition. c) To tell someone that you will hurt or harm him or her d) To do something as promised or intended. e) To walk around slowly in a relaxed way or without any clear purpose or direction. Comentarios (0) Erro questão? Corrigindo... pode demorar um pouco, não atualize.