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The millennial generation is growing up.
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The shifting values of people in their 20s and 30s are threatening some of the biggest U.S. brands. Iconic brands like Tide, Levi’s, Coca-Cola, Ralph Lauren, Gap, and more “are going to suffer a precipitous decline in relevance, in sales, and share of market; or drop dead, at the very […]
At age 25, Brian Halligan moved to Hong Kong and started an Asian branch for the small startup he was working for. That business grew to around 400 employees incredibly fast, Halligan tells Adam Bryant at The New York Times. His own early success is exactly the reason why Halligan, […]
We live in an age where vintage ads with ridiculous claims can be used as ironic decorations, and an anti-corporate magazine called AdBusters can launch “Occupy Wall Street” as a global movement. In an article for Aeon Magazine, Adam Corner argues that self-aware advertising born from the post-war era of […]
Lately I’ve found myself unable to sit through an entire episode of a favourite show without playing Candy Crush. But I’m playing Candy Crush less now than I was over the summer. I used Snapchat for a while. Now, less so. Facebook is no longer a daily but weekly occurrence. […]
Rankings of cities measuring “livability” or “quality of life” are a staple of the Internet. Livability, however, is very much in the eye of the beholder. Areavibes.com provides a typical such livability metric. Cities are rated by a combination of factors — proximity to amenities, cost of living, crime rates, […]
Today’s college grads, carrying unprecedented student debt burdens, won’t be able to retire until age 73, according to a new study by personal finance site NerdWallet. That’s 12 years later than the current average retirement age of 61. In the last three decades, college enrollment has increased 11%, while tuition […]
This is part of the “Moving Forward” series offering advice to small business owners on technology, mentorship, productivity, and growth. “Moving Forward” is sponsored by Ink from Chase®. More posts in the series » Members of the millennial generation, defined by Pew Research Center as those born between 1980 and […]
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LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional networking site, has announced an international “Bring In Your Parents Day” to be held in November, encouraging younger employees to invite their parents to their offices to see what they do everyday. This follows Google’s second annual “Take Your Parents To Work Day” in May, […]
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Key takeouts - priorities, attitude, teamwork.
Survival of the fittest.
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Most students can't handle their new freedom.
"I never had anxiety until now."
They're skipping starter homes altogether and going straight for sprawling houses.
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The generation wars.
Coming to college.
The paper résumé is dead.
[credit provider=”Flickr/incase.” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/goincase/8424489350/in/photostream”] According to new research from the centre for Professional Excellence at York College of Pennsylvania, young professionals right out of college are a little bit on the “I-know-what-you-are-but-what-am-I?” side.
[credit provider=”flickr/MisLibrarian” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mislibrarian/3993856803/”] Many companies, seeking to make transitions easier for new employees, have formal mentorship programs, assigning someone experienced to help them adapt to a new culture and job.
[credit provider=”Flickr / JAHPEACEFUL666″ url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/megazord/2736378532/in/photostream/”] In a society where success is often equated with being financially better off than the generation prior, young Americans today are way behind the pack. The under-40 crowd in the U.S. has seen its wealth come to a standstill even as the average American household income […]
Unofficial millennial spokesperson Lena Dunham, while incisive and entertaining, is not the voice of my generation.On Dunham’s buzzy dramedy, “Girls,” self-involved 20-somethings balk at $12 salads by day and guzzle $14 cocktails by night while their parents bankroll their “groovy lifestyles.”
[credit provider=”NBC”] Despite millennials’ lingering reputation as financial delinquents, it turns out not everyone drowning in credit card debt has a newly-printed college diploma and a stack of student loan bills.A recent article by Reuters’ Chris Taylor reveals baby boomers are facing an even steeper road to financial freedom.
[credit provider=”Flickr / breezy421″ url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/breezy421/4892362165/in/photostream/”] The Great Recession may have delayed the plans of many recent college graduates.But the “Echo Boom” generation — the sons and daughters of Baby Boomers — are too numerous to be kept down.
The interview went surprisingly well. The rumoured needy, entitled candidate showed up in something other than jeans and with no cell phone in sight.
Wish I knew then what I know now.
[credit provider=”lawgeek” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdawg/159877258/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Good morning, AdLand. Here’s what you need to know today:In an effort to woo millennials, vintners are starting to sell more wine out of boxes rather than bottles. According to the NY Times, those “between 21 and 34, are the target because they have grown up drinking from […]
[credit provider=”Instagram” url=”http://instagram.com/p/Rw9go9Ey8Q/”] The hot pursuit of young professionals has been at the core of American cities’ urban revival for more than a decade. It worked. They came, they played, they stayed.An urban renaissance unfolded as the number of people living in America’s downtowns soared, construction of condos and loft […]
[credit provider=”statigr.am/sosokhon” url=”http://statigr.am/p/313841441179313856_13289744″] Millennials are taking over the workplace. In some areas, like tech startups, they already dominate and frequently manage older colleagues.Businesses that want to stay competitive and be as dynamic as those startups need to learn how this generation thinks in order to know how to manage them.
[credit provider=”Flickr / Willy D” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/billybrown00/4983321294/in/photostream/”] In this day and age, the 18- to 34-year-old crowd have lived up to their reputation as perpetual renters. Most blame the trend on the housing crisis, which led so many homeowners to downsize and stunted the home buying power of younger consumers. But whatever […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/Jessiee Cuzion” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/eelssej_/394781835/”] Never one to mince words, Above the Law’s Elie Mystal is attacking the University of Michigan Law School for heaping praise on millennials and apparently sparing them harsh criticism.”Law schools are a lot different these days,” Mystal wrote Wednesday. “Instead of breaking down students and building […]
Technology has simultaneously been the Millennial generation’s best friend and worst enemy. While they have grown up with social media and iPhones, they’ve also lived under the specter of Mark Zuckerberg, Kevin Systrom, and Mike Krieger.
[credit provider=”statigr.am/jennatysoe” url=”http://statigr.am/p/313308508755914314_15900058″] Last month we posed a survey to the Reddit community to find out at what age people are moving out of their parents’ houses and what they think about the phenomenon of the “boomerang children,” as this Pew centre study calls them.It’s certainly not a new phenomenon, […]
[credit provider=”Brendan Smialowski/AFP”] Four years ago, Colleen Weston was one of the many young Americans enchanted by Barack Obama’s message of hope and change.Now the 28-year-old marketing director from Cleveland in the battleground state of Ohio says she has grown up and will this time vote for Republican candidate Mitt […]
[credit provider=”Statigram/ali_tes” url=”http://statigr.am/p/307263851545184599_7072769″] There’s no denying that job hopping is popular among Generation Y (aka the Millennials).About 91 per cent of this age group are likely to leave their job in less than three years, according to the “Multiple Generations @ Work” survey by the Future Workplace.
[credit provider=”statigr.am/rani_eli” url=”http://statigr.am/p/296140202405840609_50216840″] Cornell University recently conducted a survey that found that 86 per cent of its incoming freshmen want to be “financially well-off.”This is a 13.4 per cent increase from the last year’s class of incoming freshmen.
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/3361334876/”] Macy’s is taking big steps to shift its core customer base to a younger generation. The department store giant is rolling out a series of new assortments to appeal to Millennials — people aged 19 to 30.
[credit provider=”Brandon Bales”] Before the era of telecommuting turned coffee houses into modern day offices, it was practically essential for workers to migrate to cities with the most jobs in order to make it––especially in the creative world.In no other generation is this zeitgeist more apparent than in Millennials.
[credit provider=”YouTube screengrab” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3Gncsw0ih0″] Managing a variety of personalities can be challenging for an employer who has a mix of Gen Y, Gen X and Baby Boomer employees. As a manager it’s your job to make sure everyone on your team is being as productive as possible, even if you […]
[credit provider=”Lindsay Pollack”] High unemployment and fierce competition has made it difficult for recent grads to know exactly what they’ll face when they enter the workforce. “There’s so much information that it can be overwhelming,” Gen Y career expert Lindsey Pollak, who wrote the book “Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding […]
[credit provider=”Marc Samsom via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcsamsom/4905830090/”] Frequent job hoppers cost companies a lot of time and money and a new study reveals that almost everyone is actively looking for a job nowadays. According to the CareerBuilder study, seven out of 10 workers admit that they search for jobs as part of their “regular routine” and […]
[credit provider=”Whitney Lewis” url=”http://whitneylewis.smugmug.com/Portraits-2009/Nate-Bagley/9781215_sdv43p#!i=663294545&k=EP7Cy&lb=1&s=X2″] Nate Bagley, 28, has been the director of communications at The Bold Academy for only two months, but he says this time he’s in it for the long haul.His enthusiasm for work didn’t come easily.
[credit provider=”derekskey via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/derekskey/3571081528/”] Gen Y workers typically prefer not to deal with stringent hieracrchy or traditional structure in a work environment, so if you’re managing these younger workers, what’s the most effective way to get them to do what you want?In her book “Managing for People Who Hate Managing,” Devora […]
[credit provider=”Flickr / bandita” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/cosmic_bandita/2912740253/”] One of the biggest complaints that employers have about Millennials is that they’re not prepared for interviews.Dan Schawbel, career expert and founder of Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and management consulting firm, says that this is a huge disadvantage to these young job-seekers because we […]
[credit provider=”Navy” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US_Navy_011101-N-2383B-501_Swim_call_at_sea.jpg”] Gen Y’s “lack of loyalty” is a problem for employers, but it also presents a money issue for job hoppers as well. Tim Devaney and Tom Stein write in ReadWriteWeb that job hoppers actually make less money than those who stay at a company longer, according to research conducted […]
[credit provider=”Flickr / Katelyn Fay” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ktktphotography/3558042578/”] In order to get a job, you need a resume that will get you noticed.For recent college graduates with no previous professional experience, this might be difficult.
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The Atlantic has been on the Millennial beat for a long time, explaining why 20-somethings aren’t buying cars or houses or cable subscriptions, not getting married, not having children, and sometimes not even moving out of their parents’ basements. The answer, again and again, is the economy. Unemployment for adults […]
[credit provider=”2Stef27/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/byebye22/6973310464/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] It’s hard to retain Gen Y workers. They want a lot, and they want it fast — which can be viewed as both a good and bad thing. It’s good because these young workers are known to be ambitious, tech-savvy and estimated to outnumber every other generation in […]
[credit provider=”Flickr RaA” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/raulc/2268712744/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] One of the biggest issues that employers have with their Gen Y workers is what appears to be their “lack of loyalty.”Millennials are thought to be a generation who are more apt to move from one opportunity to the next, and employers are having a hard time […]