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Trump, Clinton And The Ageism Crisis

Jean McCormick | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Jean McCormick

I know that you both believe that age should not be an issue in your hiring by the American people in November or throughout your term. Alas, that is not an option for many older Americans.

The Silent Generation, Boomers, Gen X, And Millenials Are 'Wiser Together'

Kari Henley | Posted 09.26.2016 | Impact
Kari Henley

In my most recent post, Millenials and Baby Boomers were joked as being equally "lazy." While both stages of life can offer the discomfort of decades ...

5 Things Gen Z Must Ask About to Be Happy in Their First Job

Vicki Salemi | Posted 09.08.2016 | Business
Vicki Salemi

Move over ping-pong tables, step aside endless boxes of free pizza. If you're a 15- to 20-year-old member of Generation Z, you know that employers sho...

How To Manage Millennials (or A very very very long article about change and how scary it can be)

Rena DeLevie | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Rena DeLevie

In 1991, I was a 26-year-old art director at a huge advertising agency. The mac had just entered mainstream, and I asked my supervisor if I could lear...

On Judging Millennials

Sofia Ghori Saleem | Posted 07.05.2016 | Impact
Sofia Ghori Saleem

Suddenly the seriousness of the new generation is upon is. Much has been made about the selfie generation, their whims, and narcissism. Only now as the dust settles, is it becoming increasingly clear that they are indeed mature enough to understand the world that they are taking on.

Brilliant Disguise

Stephen Gray Wallace | Posted 05.05.2016 | Good News
Stephen Gray Wallace

Jared and Genevieve represent millions of like-minded youth trying to change the world. All while brilliantly disguised as just another generation (or two) that really couldn't care less.

Here's To High School Memories of the Eighties

Erin Mantz | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Erin Mantz

The innocence my friends and I experienced being high school students in the eighties sparks nostalgia for better/simple/easier times gone by.

America's Largest City Is Failing Its Young People

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business

New York City is worried about millennials -- for good reason. The city comptroller, Scott Stringer, put out a report on Monday that paints a rather ...

Women in Engineering -- From Gen X to Millennials

Sofia Ghori Saleem | Posted 04.21.2016 | Impact
Sofia Ghori Saleem

In my seven years of travel across the world, I have worked with girls in economically disadvantaged societies, whose passion for a career in STEM is rooted in a desire for upward economic mobility as much as a love for those subjects.

Gen X Is The Most Screwed Generation When It Comes To Real Estate

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 03.30.2016 | Business

It's fashionable to talk about how the housing crisis hurt millennials. But we tend to forget that the slightly older Generation X bore the brunt of t...

Did You Know: Millennials Are Lazy

Derek Herman | Posted 03.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Derek Herman

We don't want a pity party. We don't need it. But myself and the generation I represent, want to be equally respected as productive members of society. Even if the older generations continue to believe that we are incompetent, it won't slow us down.

Bowie, Bing, Stallone, Peyton and Multigenerational Collaboration

Jean McCormick | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Jean McCormick

Bing Crosby, David Bowie and Alan Rickman still had music in them until their last days on earth. Many Boomers and even Silent Generation members still have music in them. But does the rest of the workforce hear that music and the potential symphonies that could be composed?

Seven Frequently Asked Questions From Those Who Manage Generation X and Generation Y

Anne Loehr | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Anne Loehr

This is a real question I received while facilitating a workshop on engaging every age in the workplace. I love it! Curious what other questions I am often asked? Today I'll be giving you the inside scoop.

What's Keeping Millennials From Saving More for Retirement?

Catherine Golladay | Posted 12.03.2016 | Business
Catherine Golladay

With the future of Social Security uncertain and traditional pension plans fast disappearing, many millennials understand that the responsibility of saving for a comfortable retirement falls squarely on their shoulders. But this generation of workers under age 35 faces several distinct challenges when it comes to saving more.

3 Musts for Millennial Daughter and Mom Led Startups

Lolita Taub | Posted 12.02.2016 | Women
Lolita Taub

Small Business Saturday happened this weekend. I celebrated America's 28 million small businesses at The Greenspot restaurant with Dealstruck, a San Diego lending company. There I met Jade and Jessika, the millennial daughter and gen-x mom co-founders of ristroller.

Thin Lips Suck: Linda Gomez at Age 60, Gives Women Something to Pout About

Janice Celeste | Posted 12.01.2016 | Business
Janice Celeste

Linda Gomez started experimenting with naturally enhancing her lips at the age of 50. She noticed that as she aged, her lips were getting thinner. She didn't want surgery or injections and she realized that when someone kisses you and sucks on your lips, your lips become fuller.

Here Are The 5 Secrets To Staying Relevant As You Age

Forrest Brakeman | Posted 11.03.2016 | Fifty
Forrest Brakeman

We Boomers have every bit as much to offer as the Millennials or the Gen-X's or the Gen-Y's. Hell, we invented the world as they know it. But to bridge the generation gap, or chasm, we need to stay relevant. So here are some safety tips for dealing with the young whippersnappers.

Are We Ready for the Four-Generation Workforce?

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 10.16.2016 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

There has been considerable focus on youth employment in recent years, but the UK's demographics are such that the fastest growing segment of the workforce is the over-50s.

A Millennial in Boomers Clothing

Barry David Kluger | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Barry David Kluger

In just the past few weeks, almost every major media has done reports on Millennials, describing them as everything from entitled to lazy to privileged. And I must say, I agreed with all of them. Until I looked a little deeper. The only thing that separates Boomers from Millennials is age.

Gen Z and the U.S. Workforce: 5 Things You Should Know

Anne Loehr | Posted 10.02.2016 | Business
Anne Loehr

As pundits analyze Millennials to death, Gen Z is growing up under our noses. In fact, in the next four years 30 percent of Generation Z is expected to be employed.

Baby Boomers Still Got Game; Where Does That Leave Gen X, Gen Y?

Ira Wolfe | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
Ira Wolfe

Boomers still "got some game" in their life and work and, unfortunately for Millennials who were poised to take the field, they have hit what I called the "gray ceiling" -- the inability of younger generations to be promoted and move up the organizational chart.

Gen-X: Please Stop

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.17.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Dear Generation X, First of all, on behalf of baby-boomers everywhere, allow me to apologize. You were forced to come of age in the 1980s, the Reagan...

Are You Ready for the Office of the Future? A Look at How the Workplace Has Evolved Over Generations

Haril Pandya, AIA | Posted 07.22.2016 | Style
Haril Pandya, AIA

There has been quite a bit of discussion lately on "The Office of the Future" -- what it will look like, how will it be different than the traditional office, will there still be an appetite for cubicles? These, of course, are all great questions if you work in an office or have in the past.

Are You a Minimalist or Novelist Texter?

Brooke Wise | Posted 05.29.2016 | Women
Brooke Wise

Is the happy medium the answer? More importantly, where is the happy medium? Avoiding the text altogether makes you seem archaic, but the minimalist and the novelist do not seem to have the answer either.

What Was So Great About A Gen X Childhood?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.19.2016 | Parents
Daniel Cubias

I'm here to tell you that growing up the way we did was not a long-term favor or blessed accomplishment. Let me be clear that I don't blame my parents. No, my disdain for nostalgia has more to do with cold, hard facts and unpleasant anecdotes than personal issues.