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generation y careers

My chosen career is one of the top 10 most misunderstood jobs by Canadian parents. In response to the growing need to bridge the generation gap when it comes to the world of work, LinkedIn held the first annual LinkedIn Bring In Your Parents Day on November 7. I, along with employees from across the globe, walked into my office with my parent.
Last week, "Why Generation Y Yuppies are Unhappy," an article written on the Huffington Post went viral. ERRRR it made me angry. Here's a quick summary: "When the reality of someone's life is better than they had expected, they're happy. When reality turns out to be worse than expectations, they're unhappy." If you believe in this then you are settling for less in life.
When Carley Smith graduated from a public relations program in 2006, she decided to take a decent-paying job far outside