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Generation Y

Responding to Five Trends in Youth Morality (Part 1)

Tim Elmore | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Many of you reading this work directly with students. Perhaps you might work so closely with them, you've not been able to see a trend in the morals of today's high school and college students. This pattern has increased over the last thirty years, and many of us are missing the forest for the trees.

Houston, We Have a Leadership Problem

Silvia Damiano | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

If companies want to make a real change, they can start by expanding their definition of leadership success to address the current built-in gender biases that subordinate the leadership competencies in which many women excel.

Don't Forget the Millennials!

Harlan Green | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

If GDP growth is that dependent on workforce growth, and 1990s growth repeats itself -- which was the longest uninterrupted economic expansion in our history that also gave us four years of budget surpluses -- then we may see the next generation about to take charge. They could turn out to be much more industrious than we know!

Are Millennials The Next Generation Facing Devastating Homelessness?

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact

If history repeats itself, millennials may be facing a grim reality when it comes to chronic homelessness. A 2013 study published by the Analyses ...

The First Soft Skill to Develop in Students

Tim Elmore | Posted 07.14.2014 | Education
Tim Elmore

Frequently, I meet young job candidates who are freshly graduated from college and have never been taught how to make a good first impression.

No, Millennials Aren't Obsessed With Hooking Up

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade & Nina Friend | Posted 07.08.2014 | College

Whaddaya know, another group of non-millennials talking about how college students are engaging in a non-existent hook up culture. The most recent...

What This Millennial Did After Quitting Her Full Time Job

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Crystal Kadakia

I never thought I would fit the mold of the "typical" Millennial: the constant career changers, the unfocused, indecisive individuals, the entrepreneurs at heart and definitely not the company jumper/quitters.

Digital Ennui Epidemic in the Millennial Generation: Boy Watching TV for First Time

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 07.01.2014 | Technology
Crystal Kadakia

One of the key things technology takes from us is our ability to feel appreciation for the small things, the big things, and the really, truly amazing things.

A Millennial Perspective

Jasmine Crockett | Posted 06.30.2014 | College
Jasmine Crockett

Millennials like to feel like they belong. They like to feel like they are needed, especially in the work place. This doesn't mean that they are needy and dependent. This means that they like their work or relationships to be meaningful.

Voice of the Millennial: Workplace Culture Analysis of the Retail/Customer Service Sector

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Crystal Kadakia

Burnout in the sales industry is always an issue, regardless of generation. But as 15 executives shared this week regarding their first jobs, you've gotta start somewhere.

The Challenges of Finding Work in Today's Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.25.2014 | Latino Voices
Yoani Sanchez

Eugenia lost her job of 30 years in an office of the Ministry of Transport. She was left "available," according to the declaration of her bosses, before they offered her a job as a bricklayer. Reluctant to lay bricks and mix mortar, she launched herself on the private market to see what she could find.

Speak Softly & Carry a Big Stick: Fail Forward, Quickly.

Seun Oyewole | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Seun Oyewole

Milennials have come to fear failure like a dead phone battery, and tend to stray away from bold circumstances worrying that our missteps may discredit our prior accolades.

The Fast-Paced World of the Past

D. Joshua Taylor | Posted 06.25.2014 | Technology
D. Joshua Taylor

One thing in family history is certain - there is always something more to uncover and another story to tell. Technology and innovation will only push forward our ability to discover something more.

Why Generation Y Won't Pick Up The Phone

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 06.24.2014 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

Humans are losing their humanity to the cloud, and there's no cure on the horizon. To solve this generational crisis, I beg you developers: Can someone please make an app for that?

Proof That Millennials Are Travel Snobs

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel

Millennials may be the most spontaneous travelers, but a new survey confirms they're also the most glamor-hungry. Data from Chase Card Services re...

When the Parent/Child Game Plan Changes: Learning How to Let Go

Pat Taylor | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Pat Taylor

Primary caregiver or not, I will always be Sara's mother, and I will always have her back. Forever and beyond.

All Your Stupid Rants Against Millennials Just Make You Sound Old

Andy Bobrow | Posted 06.04.2014 | Comedy
Andy Bobrow

Each generation gets to start life one rung higher than the previous generation. That's a good thing, you old fart.

What 3 Tattoo Trends Teach Us About Millennials

Tim Elmore | Posted 06.03.2014 | Style
Tim Elmore

Trey is a friend of mine. He's a student who just got his first tattoo. His parents weren't too keen on the idea, but eventually caved and allowed the...

The Quarter Life Kids

Kali Rogers | Posted 05.29.2014 | Women
Kali Rogers

Hey world hey. It's us, the "Millennials." (Which is basically a fancy word for Gen Y/20-somethings/humans who grew up in the 90s/blah blah you get it.) We wanted to take the opportunity to talk about ourselves (shocker!).

Generation X: What's in the Label?

Christine Henseler | Posted 05.27.2014 | Impact
Christine Henseler

When punk rocker Billy Idol found "Generation X" on one of his mother's book shelves, the title seemed more than appropriate for an emerging band searching for a new identity and a rebellious voice.

How 'Neighbors' Betrayed its Generation

Andrew Cristi | Posted 07.19.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

In a film that was surprisingly relevant to the millennial conundrum of embracing adulthood vs. desperately clinging to youth, there was one major f...

Reflection: God and the Gay Christian

Amelia Markham | Posted 07.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Amelia Markham

Vines' book is written from a conservative and incredibly Evangelical position and argues for the affirmation of same-sex relationships not in spite of the Bible but because of the Bible.

Yagana Shah

5 Ways We Wish We Were More Like Our Boomer Parents | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.13.2014 | Fifty

Regardless of which generation we belong to, at some point we've all rolled our eyes at our parents when they dish out unsolicited advice or state the...

The Arts and Humanities Are Alive and Well -- Just Watch the Millennials

Christine Henseler | Posted 07.12.2014 | Education
Christine Henseler

Let's stop talking about the death or decline of the arts and humanities. Let's explicitly engage with its rebirth.

FWIW (For What It's Worth): Don't Judge Me By My Generation

Deborah Grayson Riegel | Posted 07.11.2014 | Business
Deborah Grayson Riegel

We can certainly learn some of the characteristics, defining moments and values of each generation, but that's no substitute for taking the time to getting to know the characteristics, defining moments and values of the actual individual people themselves.