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Gen Y and Workplace "Fit"

Dr. Kerry L. Schofield | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Dr. Kerry L. Schofield

Good fit is good for everyone, and everyone can find good fit somewhere. We have more information at our fingertips than seemed possible even a couple of decades ago - information to help us learn about ourselves, about the culture of the organizations we seek to work for, and how those two things fit together to lead to finding - or creating - the workplace that feels like coming home.

8 Habits That Make Millennials Stressed, Anxious and Unproductive

Caroline Beaton | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Caroline Beaton

Sources of millennial anxiety may include a tough job market and student debt as well as psychological causes I've covered previously such as ambition addiction, career crises and choice-overload. But even our day-to-day behaviors can incite anxiety. Here are eight common habits that instigate stress and compromise our potential:

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.

Snapchat killed the Millennial star*

Omri Marcus | Posted 04.06.2016 | Technology
Omri Marcus

*and if you got the reference you are probably Genration X History, like nostalgia, is just not what it used to be. Processes that took decades to be...

Calling All Career Savvy Women!

Shinjini Das | Posted 02.17.2016 | Women
Shinjini Das

"Savvy is your very own personal recruiter who lives in your purse and is actively looking for your dream job." Close your eyes and visualize your...

Lessons From a Serial Entrepreneur

Sherry Gray | Posted 02.15.2016 | Business
Sherry Gray

If our future is in the hands of young businessmen like Robbie Dickson, I think we're in good shape. His personal vision was shaped by his tenure at Rolls-Royce: Quality, Integrity and Innovation. Words to live by.

9 Strong Reasons You Should Start a Business in Your Twenties.

Toby Nwazor | Posted 02.12.2016 | Business
Toby Nwazor

At 22 I was working as a staff in a multinational bank, and having the time of my life. Two years later, I quit my job and started my own business.

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?

Utilize Credit Without Accumulating Holiday Debt

Kali Hawlk | Posted 12.28.2015 | Business
Kali Hawlk

The idea of "holiday debt" suggests that spending and debt go hand in hand. But spending isn't inherently bad, and neither is credit. Money is meant to be used -- used in a smart, responsible, and thoughtful way.

Do You Have Enough?

Kali Hawlk | Posted 11.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kali Hawlk

If you find yourself wishing to feel that you have enough of whatever it is you think is lacking in your life, I have bad news for you. There is no such thing as enough.

Making Hard Choices

Kali Hawlk | Posted 11.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Kali Hawlk

And I'm scared to put my agency behind something because I'm distinctly uncomfortable with the idea of slinging my pack over my shoulders and walking over the horizon, knowing I'll never return to this place again.

Learning From Your Mistakes

Kali Hawlk | Posted 11.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kali Hawlk

Here's what I like to remind myself of when I'm seeking out the necessary balance between using my knowledge gained through experience and stopping my past from creeping into my present.

Here Are The 5 Secrets To Staying Relevant As You Age

Forrest Brakeman | Posted 11.04.2015 | 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.

Why Dating In Your 20s Is Like Eating An Avocado

Michelle Andrews | Posted 11.03.2015 | Comedy
Michelle Andrews

You were too scared to commit to the avocado and now you've left it too late. All it wanted was to be yours. But you missed your window. Avos don't wait for long. They never do. Especially the good ones.

Financial Products Must Continue to Change to Serve Gen Y

Kali Hawlk | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Kali Hawlk

Gen Y isn't like our predecessors. We're not all that complicated, just different. And the financial products and services that are willing to change and adapt to function in a technology-driven world where personable and transparent business win out will be the ones that thrive.

Lessons Learned From Running Rabbits

Kali Hawlk | Posted 10.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kali Hawlk

If you can't find something bigger than these fears, you'll take all that bundled energy you have inside you -- energy that could be spent doing extraordinary things with your life -- and you'll waste it running in circles back to the last place you felt safe.

Are We Ready for the Four-Generation Workforce?

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 10.19.2015 | 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.

Stop Trying to Follow Your Passion

Kali Hawlk | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kali Hawlk

There won't always be a lightbulb moment. You may not identify the exact second something clicks into place for you, when the planets align or a particular experience sparks a specific train of thought that leads to deep understanding.

Millennials Get Clever With Credit

Kali Hawlk | Posted 10.14.2015 | Business
Kali Hawlk

The Millennial generation is usually defined as people born between 1980 and 2000. That places the demographic anywhere between 36 and 16 years old -- and as I'll turn 26 at the end of the year, I'm smack in the middle of Gen Y.

Why Millennials' Cyber Over-Sharing Is Making the World a Better Place for My Children

Megan Brosterman | Posted 09.30.2015 | Arts
Megan Brosterman

I've recently come to appreciate a side of the social media world that I never had before: its ability to generate empathy. And this is one of my greatest hopes for my daughters - that they develop a deep capacity to empathize with others.

Feel Like Giving Up? Here's Why You Can't Quit

Kali Hawlk | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Kali Hawlk

Insecurity cripples us from doing our best creative work. We've all experienced the sudden jolt of uncertainty that leaves us feeling wary about what we're making or doing.

4 Ways to Girl Up in a Guy's World

Shinjini Das | Posted 09.01.2015 | Women
Shinjini Das

I am not a fan of playing like a guy to win. I want to play like a girl, and win. I also have a feeling that you girls will agree with me, so let us explore the 4 ways to GIRL up in a guy's world.

Do You Feed the Good Wolf or the Bad?

Kali Hawlk | Posted 08.27.2015 | Women
Kali Hawlk

Do something that inspires you. Do something that makes you feel relaxed and content. Do something that makes you feel challenged and just a bit scared, in a thrilling sort of way.

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

Ira Wolfe | Posted 08.24.2015 | 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.

20 Things You Haven't Thanked Your Boyfriend For, But Should

Unwritten | Posted 08.17.2015 | Women
Unwritten

Originally published on Unwritten by Rachel Connell. Significant others are constantly putting up with all of our ridiculous day to day quirks. Admit...