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The Trophy Kids Grow Up: How the Millennial Generation is Shaking Up the Workplace by Ron Alsop

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Chapter 10. Dream Jobs

What would be the ultimate dream job for the millennial generation?

Well, it would definitely have to provide unlimited career opportunities, plenty of praise and rewards, flexible work hours, a casual and fun atmosphere, and, of course, a meteoric rise to the executive suite. But when it comes to specific companies and industries, the millennials are much less of one mind about the perfect job.

Management consulting and accounting firms, innovative technology companies, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies certainly rate high on this generation's wish list. Some millennials seek the stability of established and reputable companies like General Electric Co. and Procter & Gamble Co., while others ...

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