The Defining Decade by Meg JayMeg Jay. Parents, professors, hiring officers and other onlookers view the 20s as a fun period for young people to experiment before they find real jobs, get married, buy houses or have kids. Jay refers to case histories from her practice to discuss what people in their 20s think about career and relationships. She also explains how their brains develop. Jay may help managers and HR professionals better understand young entry-level employees, but her treatise lacks workforce practicality, such as tips to recruit or retain them.
The Defining Decade by Meg Jay // My Thoughts
The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter--And How to Make the Most of Them Now
The other day, a book advertisement caught my eye. According to Jay, I am currently living in the defining decade of my life. Get married? Accept the job offer? God has given me the opportunity to define the rest of my life by what I sow — by the little choices I make during everyday life.
Books, Audiobooks and Summaries. The 30s are the new 20s. So say everybody. Meg Jay is a clinical psychologist with a Ph. Your 20s are not just about earning money; they are also about earning experience.
About the Author
Meg Jay, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who specialises in adult development, and twentysomethings in particular. She is an assistant clinical professor at University of Virginia, and maintains a private practice in Charlottesville, Virginia. Jay earned a doctorate in clinical psychology, and in gender studies, from University of California, Berkeley. Toggle navigation. New to eBooks.
With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Our "thirty-is-the-new-twenty" culture tells us the twentysomething years don't matter. Some say they are a second adolescence. Others call them an emerging adulthood.