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How to Get More Young People Involved in Politics

Brian Hanley | Posted 11.14.2015 | Politics
Brian Hanley

If only young people in this country knew and cared half as much about politics as they do fantasy football, we'd be twice the democracy that we are today. In a true democracy, we'd demand more qualified candidates. We'd demand more substantive debates. We'd demand a political process that works for all of the people

Why Don't Young People Vote?

Hanan Esaili | Posted 11.12.2015 | College
Hanan Esaili

Hey Washington, pay attention to us. We are the ones you should be targeting because -- here's a scary thought -- we are the future. But, in order to invoke the change we want to see, we have to speak up. And for our country's sake, the 74 percent of you who didn't vote in the last presidential election -- go vote.

Presidential Hopefuls Exclude Gen Y in White House Race

Kelsey Clark | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics
Kelsey Clark

When it comes to actually including Gen Y in any meaningful political discourse, both parties fail with flying colors.


Michael Mauldin | Posted 10.13.2015 | Black Voices
Michael Mauldin

To young people, it's vital to broaden your knowledge and understanding of life, and to embrace your distinctiveness, your individuality, your uniqueness. To my older generation, the world still wants to hear your thoughts, your dreams, and your inspirations.

Millennials Are Consuming More News Than You Might Think

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 09.29.2015 | Politics

Millennials are often pegged as the generation least likely to keep up with news and current events, but a new study by the Media Insight Project&nbs...

How to Manage a Multigenerational Workforce and Not Go Totally Insane

Janice Celeste | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Janice Celeste

Managers are forewarned not to ignore the differences of each generations' characteristics. Best practice is to conduct regular training sessions for all employees and to require supervisors to attend multigenerational management training.

The Soft Skills Gap: Growing Steadily From Gen X to Y to Z

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

Since 1993, I've been tracking generational change in the workplace and its impact on organizations, especially the impact on supervisory relationships. Based on two decades of research, I can report that the overwhelming data points to a steady diminution in the soft-skills of young people in the workplace from Gen X to Gen Y to Gen Z.

Why the 'Millennial' Label Totally Misses the Point

Kelsey Clark | Posted 09.15.2015 | College
Kelsey Clark

We HATE the word "millennial" and the stereotypical box it puts us in. Calling us "millennials" is like calling us walking cliches.

7 Ways Businesses Can Surf the Silver Tsunami and Survive

Janice Celeste | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business
Janice Celeste

The Silver Tsunami refers to the takeover of an aging workforce. By 2020, 25 percent of the United States workforce will be comprised of workers age 55 and older. For the first time in history, there will be four generations of employees in the workforce.

How to Talk to Your Mother

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 09.03.2015 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

...or your boss, or your child, or your colleague. I want you to learn how to communicate with anyone. Have you ever wondered why your Mom won't stop calling you? Or why teens today speak exclusively in emoticons? Or your Dad STILL writes "Dear Vanessa" in his text messages?

Should You Be Treating Your Gen Y Customers Differently?

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

They've been described as flexibility-loving, passion-driven, and constantly plugged in. Different than our Boomer customers: traditional, appreciating face-to-face contact, and exhibiting a just another cog-in-the-wheel mentality.

Say Hello to the World's TransGeneration (Generation Z)

Christine Horner | Posted 09.02.2015 | World
Christine Horner

Born in the mid-90s to early '00s, Generation Z finally has an identity. Say hello to the generation that may be the first in human history to be free to fully express themselves thanks to a lot of help from their predecessors: the Millennials (Generation Y), Gen Xers, and vanguard Baby Boomers.

Technology -- Our Untreated Addiction

Zane Rubin | Posted 09.01.2015 | Teen
Zane Rubin

We're a permanently lit, constantly over stimulated, and always connected without any connection culture.

What's Next for the Equality Movement? A Western Perspective

Mihai Pătru | Posted 09.01.2015 | Gay Voices
Mihai Pătru

There is no doubt that the latest wins achieved by the LGBT community opened another chapter for the equality movement. While marriage equality in the U.S. and Ireland has drawn attention to the LGBT situation around the world, there has been increased interest regarding next steps.

Guidelines for the 30-Somethings

Adrian Kamalii | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Adrian Kamalii

For my contemporaries, let's remember to be more introspective, less harsh on ourselves with our follies and less aggrandizing with our accomplishments. Listen, do not compare, connect and remember -- we have a purpose.

Do Me a Favor and Travel After Graduation

Shinjini Das | Posted 08.24.2015 | College
Shinjini Das

Hypnotizing. Addictive. Intoxicating. Travel is a heady cocktail of treasured experiences, exotic destinations, and epic memories, a heady cocktail that beckons us time and time again to take a sip.

5 Valuable Gifts of the Millennial Workforce

Shinjini Das | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Shinjini Das

Millennials have very fresh, unadulterated outlooks on projects, ideas, and on life, in general. This authentic judgment of a situation combined with the diehard optimism characteristic of anyone in their 20's or 30's is infectious and creates a pulsating and productive environment.

Why Keeping His Old Texts Is Nothing But A Waste Of Time

Unwritten | Posted 08.17.2015 | Women

Originally published on Unwritten by Sara Li. When I was ten years old, the boy next door broke my heart into a thousand pieces and in that moment, I...

10 Ways to Go From Millennial to Millionaire

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business

Contrary to dreary doomsday forecasts, the opportunity to succeed is still very much available to members of Gen Y. Here are 10 tried and true strategies for making the transition from stereotypical broke millennial to millionaire.

10 Ways to Rock Your 20s

Shinjini Das | Posted 07.20.2015 | Women
Shinjini Das

No matter how busy we are working 16-hour days and attending after-hour cocktails, we must always prioritize investing in close friends and family, because they have been key members of our squad since day one, and we owe it to them to nurture our bond.

Stop Trying to Find a "Real" Job

Mounia Berrada-Gouzi | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Mounia Berrada-Gouzi

If you are still busy sending out CVs but getting no-where chances are you need to re-think and re-define yourself and what you actually want to be in this world. We get so caught up in trying to" find a job" that we forget why we looking in the first place. To get a pay check? To get benefits? To do interesting work?

Despite Honest Attempts at Universality, "Amazing Grace" Falls Short

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 07.17.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

As the curtain closes, Amazing Grace gets a standing ovation, with shouts and tears to boot. Maybe, I missed something. Maybe, I don't understand. It's okay that I don't like it because someone else did. But for me, it is not enough. It's too trapped in "history" to acknowledge the history that resides inside us.

The Great Generational Shift is Underway

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

I began tracking the great "Generation Shift" that is now underway in the workforce in 1993. Back then I was conducting the original research that led to my first book, "Managing Generation X."

4 Ways to Avoid Becoming a Marginalized Millennial

Riley de León | Posted 07.02.2015 | College
Riley de León

It's time to start capitalizing on our age, millennials. In life, it is important to be aware of your inexperience. But it's equally important to be confident in your potential -- because when you really think about it, our memories, our hopes, our fears and our ideas synthesize so that we may all find our place in this noisy, social world.

Millennials Can Help Develop Your Organization's Purpose

Dan Pontefract | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Dan Pontefract

Millennials are not the perfect generation, for no generation is or ever will be. But what they are doing infinitely better than GenX and the Baby Boomers is pushing society to actually put purpose on par with profit.