If employers want to prosper in the market these days you should open your doors to younger, more tech-savvy employees. What we lack in experience, we more than make-up for with our quick learning, resilience, and adaptability.
A generation of young people in, or heading towards, college are asking if it's worth it. These are Millennials, and they are trying to make sense of a post secondary education premise that is difficult to defend in the 21st century.
We spend four unforgettable years at college making lifelong friends, staying up late and acting spontaneously, so it's no surprise that recent grads enter the work world with the mentality that this is where fun comes to die.
To the current youth, who envision all they've ever dreamed going up in smoke due to four years of a crummy economy, I say yes, it may take more time and effort to achieve your dreams than you thought, but don't give up on your heart's desires.