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Gen Y

Gen Y Is Gen Wine

Leora Kalikow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Leora Kalikow

Millennials are a notoriously flighty, flaky bunch, so it comes as some surprise that they are leading wine industry growth -- a market plagued by old guard attitude and pretension.

This Is How You Know You're a Gen Y Doctor

Marlene Pearce | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Marlene Pearce

The latest crop of hard-working professionals like bankers, lawyers and doctors, are all Gen Y now. Like it or not, we're putting our unique Gen Y stamp on our professions. (We're pretty confident we can do a better job than you, anyway.)

5 Important Things Caregivers Should Know

Karen Sewell | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

Fortunately, with some time behind me, I've found ways to enjoy life again. There's no rushing this process, dear caregivers, but if you trust that you'll get there, you will.

Do Good & Do Well: 3 Tips for Social Entrepreneurs at Home and Abroad

Adnan Mahmud | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Adnan Mahmud

For all young professionals around the world striving to both do good and do well, I have outlined the following three main challenges to succeeding as a social entrepreneur -- and how to overcome them.

Tips for Gen-Y On How To Be A Great Entrepreneur

Marty Zwilling | Posted 11.25.2013 | Small Business
Marty Zwilling

A lot of executives have noticed that the workplace is being flooded by a new generation of workers, and they are questioning who will be the winners,...

Stop Trying To Define Millennials

Post Grad Problems | Posted 11.19.2013 | College
Post Grad Problems

How one of us acts is not like the other. What one of us wants at work is not like the next. Trying to define a generation by a list of assumptions in order to better understand an individual you either employ or are related to is a horrible idea in general.

Unpaid Internships for Graduates Now the New Norm?

Mehroz Baig | Posted 11.12.2013 | San Francisco
Mehroz Baig

Many college students spend summers interning at various places, hoping to gain some hands-on experience, a few recommendations and some sense of what they would like to do after graduation. However, the unpaid internship is now creeping into life after graduation.

The Clash Between Our Values and What We Value

Tim Elmore | Posted 11.10.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

We have an illustration of a bigger issue we must understand if we're going to lead students well today. They value authenticity -- being real and honest. This is a "core value" of Generation iY.

Everything I Know I Learned on the First Day of School

Danny Rubin | Posted 11.04.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

When life becomes unfamiliar, that's when we grow the most. As I recall, few days in my life were more foreign than the first day of school. Specifically, first grade.

What Gen Y Really Thinks About Soccer Trophies and Entitlement

Jess Lively | Posted 10.27.2013 | Business
Jess Lively

We heard the message "work hard," but hard work alone wasn't what got us awards and accolades. At the end of the day, our output was measured more than our input.

What Game Changes Teach Us About Students Today

Tim Elmore | Posted 10.27.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

While it's important for us to exegete today's young person, it's also important to recognize what we've done to them. Have we done too much? In our effort to keep them happy and entertained, have we sabotaged their ability to persevere, bounce back, learn soft skills and find internal motivation?

Why You Need a #PersonalHashtagCampaign

Danny Rubin | Posted 10.21.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

In business today, it's all about telling your story faster and smarter than the next person.

Gen Y Latin Americans Searching for Our Pasts in Film

Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter | Posted 10.14.2013 | Impact
Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter

The older generation of activists would also do well to realize that they no longer struggle just for their own healing.

Why You Shouldn't Have 'Education' at the Top of Your Resume

Danny Rubin | Posted 10.13.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

Crack open your resume right now and place Work Experience at the top. In today's job market, your skills are the greatest thing you got.

A Millennial's Appeal To Parents

Didi Martinez | Posted 10.08.2013 | Teen
Didi Martinez

Parents of our generation, be aware that the kids that you nurture today are your future bosses, doctors, politicians, innovators, and caretakers. So please treat us with care. Don't harbor any hostiles, resentment, or fear towards us.

Text Home

Mary Quigley | Posted 10.07.2013 | Fifty
Mary Quigley

The concern that texting is yet another way helicopter parents keep their children from growing up ignores key generational differences.

Doing Good While Doing Well--The New Mantra Of Next-Gen Wealth

April Rudin | Posted 10.06.2013 | Impact
April Rudin

Today, due to technological advances, IPO millionaires, successful succession planning, there is a younger breed of wealth that will soon surpass the baby-boomers in both dollars and influence. Wealthy baby boomers are far different in their likes, dislikes and values from their own next-generation children. Where there is significant wealth involved, it becomes even more critical to understand the differences between how to market and appeal to this next gen of wealth.

Millennials Who Want Careers, Not Jobs, Should Watch This

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 07.26.2013 | Impact

The research tells us young people are dead set on making a difference with their careers. But the walk doesn't always match the talk, so what gives? ...

#MillennialProblems: 7 Issues Boomers Didn't Grow Up WIth

The Huffington Post | Katerina Rosen | Posted 07.24.2013 | Fifty

Although the onset of the tech age has made life so much more convenient, new technology has also created a host of first world problems that todays' ...

Understanding the Gen Y Debt Battle

SaveUp | Posted 09.22.2013 | Business
SaveUp

Low or inconsistent income can create a cycle of taking on debt (particularly "bad" debt) to make ends meet. And unfortunately, the recent economic crisis has affected those in Gen Y dramatically.

15 Career Milestones Everyone Should Reach by Age 30

Danny Rubin | Posted 09.17.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

By the time we say goodbye to our twenties, what should we have experienced in our careers?

Have We Learned From the Great Recession? 4 Finance Tips for Gen Y

SaveUp | Posted 09.17.2013 | Business
SaveUp

Think about your goals; short term, mid- and long term. Maybe you want to buy a car? Will that be in 6-8 months? How much will it cost? Specifically define each goal. Quantify them and give them a time frame.

Dispelling 4 Ridiculous Myths About GenY Workers

Brazen Life | Posted 09.16.2013 | College
Brazen Life

While Millennial workers' mindset may seem different to other generations, that doesn't mean they're any less engaged. So rather than poke more fun at this generation, let's work on setting some of these stigmas straight.

Tackling the Dysfunctional Workplace

Randy Hain | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
Randy Hain

So often businesses focus on the bottom line or sales growth, but don't do the things necessary to keep the employees--who are the backbone of the organization--happy, fulfilled and engaged.

Why We're Keeping an Eye on Gen Y

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 09.15.2013 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

What does Gen Y optimism mean in a world where women are paid 80 cents on a man's dollar, even while doing the same work?