Have you been frustrated by how the new generation seem to take things for granted, even when applying for a job or an internship? This is my take of my frustration that appeared in the Maverick Blog:

Forget Generations X,Y and Z; we have Generation E to contend with

The inspiration for this article is a post I wrote in Facebook after a university student wrote in to apply for internship via email.

The email looks like this:

CVAs someone who would decide whether to employ her I felt offended. Who is this person who would assume instead of ask for my attention? Why does she feel entitled to it with an email like that?

But being the softie I am I thought I’d better look at her cover note, just in case she might have been a diamond in the rough…continue reading