JOBSEARCH: Adjusting expectations

Case Study: The Maltese Expat
by Simon Black
July 15, 2010
Bath, England

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Here’s what’s most intriguing about her, though… she’s always worked. Even as a 70-year old widow in Malta, she still has a job. In her own words Emma says, “I’m a war baby. My generation doesn’t think that anyone owes us anything, doesn’t think that it’s other people’s responsibility to take care of us.”

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That’s a generational difference: the past generation (No one owes us anything), the current generation (We expect the good life with little effort.), and the future generation (We’re entitled to the good life.)


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