21 August, 2006
Those blaggers at Office Pirates have come to a similar conclusion to your ADHD Librarian regarding the career prospects of waiting for baby boomers to die.
"It sucks to be young in corporate America right about now. Sure, you can get a job, and work your way up to middle management. But once there, you'd better get comfy. As CNN.com points out, young go-getters are trapped under the "Gray Ceiling" - all those Baby Boomers in lofty positions with no thoughts of retirement.
Boomers outnumber Generation Xers almost 2 to 1. Do the math, and realize that you're stuck for at least a decade or two, waiting around for these guys to die off."
read their suggestions for coping with this.