Eric Chester For more than 15 years, Eric Chester has been the leading voice in recruiting, training, managing, motivating, and retaining the emerging workforce. Eric Chester is the co-author and publisher of eight anthology-style books for teens and young adults in the renowned Teen Power series, with more than 350,000 books printed and sold from 1995 to 2005. He is the author of three business leadership books focused on the employability of America’s 80 million post-Gen X’ers, as well as two books for teens and young adults designed to help them be productive and highly valued employees. The first speaker to address the cohort of Generation Y (Millennials) as the new workforce, Eric Chester is currently the only industry expert in the world on the topic of developing work ethic in the emerging workforce. He is also the creator of a work ethic-based curriculum and training program being used in hundreds of schools and colleges in America.