A new report by the Attention Company suggests there is hope for the online blogging community when it comes to our career prospects. Stay with me on this one. The “Out There” generation differ from the rest of the world as they are more likely to:
Value fame as an â€œassetâ€
Willing to share certain types of sensitive information on the web
Believe it is appropriate to criticise their organisations on the web
Believe that â€œorganisations need to be more transparent to succeedâ€
Believe “thereâ€™s no harm in openly discussing the work I do inside my organisation with othersâ€
Where some managers will see this approach as a sackable offence, the Attention Company suggest that the “Out There” generation help maintain an internal pressure within an organisation that aids success. Here’s the full pdf “Out There” report.