Survey: 2/3 of young workers choose Internet access over car
A new worldwide survey of 3,000 people, including college students and young workers, shows how the Internet has become a primary medium for news, social networking and communication, and for many, as important water, food, air and shelter.
The Cisco Connected World Technology Report can be found here.
It's chock full of snapshots of the Millennial generation, such as: More than half of the study's respondents could not live without the Internet and cite it as an "integral part" of their lives. In some cases, they call it more essential than owning a car, dating, and going to parties.
Indeed, the survey found that 2/3 of global students/young workers would rather have Internet access than a car.
As Fast Company points out, the next generation of workers want full access to social media and the Internet as part of their work life. And they have a whole set of expectations that employers are going to have to grapple with, to keep them happy.
[Thanks to @jessica_lee for tweeting about the report!]
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