President of K. Russo Consulting – A member of the Sanford Rose Associates® network of offices, Karen Russo, Featured in Westfair Online, Making the Leap From College Campus to the Workplace

Plano, TX 5/15/2017

It’s college graduation season again and another wave of millennials is leaving the campus setting and journeying out into the workaday world. But are they prepared for the workplace? And what do prospective employers look for when recruiting from this youthful demographic?

“I see young people out together for dinner or at the beach or having lunch and often they are not talking to each other — but they are all looking down at their phones,” said Karen Russo, chief talent officer at K. Russo Consulting, an executive recruiting agency in Riverside. Russo said the acronyms and emojis commonly used in social media communications are creating offline language problems.

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