March 11, 2010
Why, yes, I would like fries with that
Reading: Today's young workers, it appears, believe they deserve jobs with big salaries, status and plenty of leisure time - without having to put in the hours.
Generation Y are much more likely than previous generations to see work as simply a means of paying the bills.
Writing: They can't read, can't write and think the world owes them a living.
Many also struggle with basic maths and English as exams become easier and schools fail to properly enforce discipline.
Rithmetic: Teenagers who complete two weeks' work experience at a McDonald's restaurant will be awarded a qualification worth up to a B grade at GCSE.
Posted by Ghost of a flea at March 11, 2010 09:24 AM