After returning to Canada in autumn of 2011, the competition was staggering. I quickly lowered my standards. I applied for non-paid internships. I applied for reception work at small offices. I even added my resume to the Starbucks roster. After seven months, I never had a single interview.
Just as the Boomer generation redefined what their parents handed off to them, we will too and already are -- just much more quickly and perhaps overtly than ever before given the transparency prompted by the Internet.