Came upon this beautiful piece of corporate propaganda.

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    Sure, blame the kids. Not like that’s exactly what previous generations have done or anything. All I see here is more blame-shifting and passing the buck.

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      I mean it explicitly says it’s not Gen Z’s fault they don’t have the requisite training. They want to learn more than the rest of the population, there just aren’t good opportunities to learn the relatively niche skills.

      I totally agree the article should have been written way better, and I question why it focuses on just gen z when a lack of sustainable talent seems like a multigenerational problem, but improving training being most critical for gen Z as they will be taking over more and more of the workforce in the oncoming years (critically during the window of opportunity to reverse more of the effects of climate change) makes sense to me

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          ^THIS^ Not reading anything that sources opinions/data from LinkedIn. My personal grindset prioritizes my mental hygeine vs absolute garbage.

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    1. Since you pay for your own education, learn whatever the fuck you want.
    2. When companies bemoan the lack of skilled workers, remind them they it’s because they won’t pay to train any one.
    3. Death to Capitalism
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      But capitalism is the only way to organize production and consumption that allows people to follow their dreams*!

      * the only permitted dreams are sales and marketing

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      I e been espousing #2 for years… Companies used to actually train and invest in their employees, now it’s all about poaching someone else from some other company rather than training and promoting within.

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    It’s so ironically beautiful that accessing the report costs $1.3K…

    O mighty pirates of the high seas, I need your help!!!

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    Oh. So the problem is the people who have been in the workforce all of two fucking years and who are likely so low ranking that they are nowhere in any position to make a difference even with their own work schedule.

    Not the people who have been in charge for decades, dragging their feet, misleading, buying/funding shit candidates, gaming the market, and who still openly deny climate change.

    Fuck outta here.

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    Okay, so like…the green skills are stupid.

    These could be technical skills relevant to renewable industries (knowing how to preserve water systems or install heat pumps for example), or broader skills such as climate action planning, corporate sustainability, sustainable procurement, sustainability reporting and impact assessment

    Corporate sustainability?! Come the fuck on.

    I got one.

    Boomers are desperate to be good people but the experience of a whole three generations after them said they are so underskilled they actually pose a ‘risk’ to democracy.

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    A green buildings designer might develop new environmentally friendly materials for construction projects,”

    So instead of referencing the jobs that already exist, scientist, r&d, particularly materials scientists, or mentioning civil engineers, they made up an entirely new job and are shocked it doesn’t exist yet.

    Corporate writers are incredibly out of touch.

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    As if you need to be highly educated to realise building more wind turbines would be better than burning coal?

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      But it kill bird and makes whales gay! Coal is only carbon with is in diamond which is something you buy loved ones.

      I dk I was trying think what trump would say and it hurt my head.

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    They didn’t pay enough to prove they’re smart enough to change the system I take advantage of and will do everything in my power to stop people from destroying it because I need to get rich!

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    What’s all this I hear about them lacking skills, is it true? Did they not have computer class in school, or mess around with computers when they were kids, installing games and shit? Making their own websites on geocities or whatever?

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      Geocities were gone before Gen Z was born. They were born after 2000 and grew up with tablets and apps. A Gen Z family member of mine learned about file folders from me after the age of 18.

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        Tech is pretty relevant to climate change. Technology experts are definitely not the only relevant people to it though, of course social/political experts are generally more important, considering the current state of capitalists’ handling of impending environmental catastrophe…