Generation Y is called by many, the Facebook Generation. Well, I’m on a professional mission to get more of my generation on social networks like Twitter and Linkedin as well. While I recognize that Facebook presents my generation with connectivity and entertainment – There needs to be a recognition of the potential found on twitter and linkedin. I often find myself asking Gen-Y’ers if they have heard of Linkedin and the common response is: “Yeah, I have been meaning to set up an account for that.”
The time to set up an account is now. It’s time for us to start taking control over our lives and careers. Linkedin presents a great opportunity to connect with people in business and further build your personal brand. Not only that, it gives you another channel to further take your online relationships to the next level.
Below is a great infographic that I think Gen Y and everyone can learn from: