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November 9, 2011

Generation Y Says Facebook Access At Work Trumps Salary

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Generation Y FacebookThe 20-something generation is willing to take a lower paying position if they are granted more access to Facebook, other social media outlets and mobility.

In a recent Cisco report 1,400 young professionals aged 21-29 were asked about their job preferences and 40% of students along with 45% of young employees said they would take a pay cut or accept a lower paying job if they were granted access to social media and provided with a position in which technological devices are being used.

According to CBS News 56% of college students would turn down a job outright if the company blocked social media. The study also found that 68% of young workers believe they should be able to sign into personal social media accounts from their work related devices including computers, tablets and Smartphones.  read more

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