Youth Unemployment: Did Education Fail Us or Did We Fail the Companies?

When I was little girl, my parents told me I could be everything I wanted to be as long as I put enough effort in it and educate myself. I believed them, this is how things worked in Germany. You either chose the path of the apprenticeships or academia and afterwards you started to work. […]

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Today’s decision makers don’t understand tomorrow’s employees

Only yesterday I found myself on the “Digitising Europe“ Summit in-between CEOs and managers of companies like Huawei, Intel and IBM among others, politicians, journalists and decision makers from the public sector. The Vodafone Foundation had organised the event and the ambitious goal was to debate about opportunities in digital business for the future generation […]

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The big lie about Generation Y

If you google “Generation Y” there are 276.000.000 hits, 90.400 sources on Google books appear and you’ll find 3.640.000 videos on Youtube, including TED talks and scientific presentations. Obviously people are interested in this topic, but what are we actually talking about? Generation Y (or Millennials) is the generation born between 1980 and the middle/end […]

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