Our retort to a recent post on YPulse has created a lot of discussion and debate and Meredith over at the Y has pulled some of the great discussion points. Although some of the commenters (often older ones) supported my suggestion that maybe young adults leaving college should think about setting themselves up as a business rather than looking for a job, others (who seem to be the younger ones) argued that there's more benefit in getting a job – particularly in a large company.

When I read the comments I couldn't help to think that by receiving too many cups for being on the losing side at school, Gen Y's sense of reality when it comes to work has been ruined. Some blunt thoughts in response to the discussion:

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