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Plugged In: The Generation Y Guide to Thriving at Work by Tamara Erickson

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6 . target your place

Where are you likely to find a career that taps your passions and matches your preferences? What place offers the life lures you’ve identified and an environment that meets your preferences for how you’d like to work?

Many of you say you’re not planning a career within corporations—at least not in other people’s corporations! Yours is a generation of entrepreneurs and independent adventurers, of activists and artists. You want to make a difference, have an impact, and do meaningful work now. Where is that most likely to be possible?

Although there’s no absolute answer, certain outcomes are more probable in some places than in others. Some places are more likely to provide long-term stability than others. Some are more likely ...

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