As the Gen Y set (aged 18 - 29) forges ahead on their career paths, many of the women are standing out in a number of ways. A recentMashable report highlights the results of an Accenture survey that shows the number of women-owned firms has increased by a whopping 50% between the years of 1997 and 2011.
Women of this generation are also leading the pack when it comes to social media use. Staying active and keeping up with the latest social media can benefit women in many ways as companies are now largely driven by social networking.
There are some areas young women in the workforce fall behind in comparison to men. The data shows that 54% of Gen Y women proactively manage, which is 10% less than the amount of men that do this.
And sadly, 31% of women in this age group feel that their careers are stagnant. This may have something to do with the fact that women often value job flexibility in order to find a balance between work and family. A lot of Gen Y women confessRead More »from Generation Y Not? Young Women of the Work Force Work Their Way Up