Generation Y: hiring and managing those born between 1981 and 1995 could be like parenting – you have to constantly show them the paths
Generation Y need parental touch
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  • November 20, 2014, 15:59

(...) managing Generation Y was essentially like parenting – you have to constantly show them the paths they can(...)

Doug Leeds, chief executive of, says he hopes the site can be used to campaign against online bullying.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

(...) parenting” strategy. “Parents need to understand that anonymity has always been a part of growing up,” she(...)

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(...) possible about what they need to know about parenting a new baby. Use the strength of your personality as(...)

Jill Maher and her daughter Katie (16), who has dyslexia,  at their home in Lucan. Katie achieved a B in Honours English in her Junior Cert. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The first indication Jill Maher got that her daughter Katie was having problems at school was when she was in first class and they got a letter saying(...)

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I went digital diary-wise and as a result I kept having what I like to call “diary malfunctions”

(...)-approved parenting skills. This year we made the mistake of letting a certain catalogue from a well-known toy store(...)

Sheila O’Malley of Practical Parenting believes that “nobody disrespects you unless you allow them to”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

(...) be taking up much more responsibility in terms of care work.” Parenting coach Bottom of the heap(...)

Make sure you’re getting the support you need. Photograph: Thinkstock

Q I am a mother of a beautiful two-year-old daughter, who will be three in a month, and though I would dearly love another baby, I am having trouble c(...)

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(...) standard of behaviour is expected. Maybe parenting skills are worse these days but the fact is that adults(...)