iOS app Android app

Millenial Generation

The Millennial Minority

Courtney McKinney | Posted 08.20.2013 | College
Courtney McKinney

A lot has been said about Joel Stein's Time piece in which he declares the current generation of young adults the "Me, Me, Me Generation." One thing that continues to bother me is how consistently exclusionary these mainstream conversations are.

The Importance of Engaging Millennials to Protect Freedom

Zachary K. Pearce | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics
Zachary K. Pearce

For our generation, for the millennial generation, is this indicative of what we can expect of our lives? Will the United States continued to be mired in a "war" of aggression with those who abhor freedom?

Three Ways to Win With Millennial Employees

David D. Burstein | Posted 08.04.2013 | Business
David D. Burstein

In the U.S. alone there are 80 million Millennials, who are expected to account for 50 percent of the workforce by 2020. Here are three things you can to do rethink the role of Millennials in your company, making them happier and more productive, while achieving wins for your company.

Generation Z Delivers For Women's Health

Joy Marini, MS, PA-C | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact
Joy Marini, MS, PA-C

When the first wave of Millennials became teens, volunteerism and community service surged. These are the stories of three young leaders working for a future in which women and girls get the health care and social support they need to survive and thrive.

Does Hate Live Among Us?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 07.08.2013 | Impact
Stuart Muszynski

If meanness and hate are ingrained, albeit unfortunate parts of human nature, we must create communities that reinforce our other natural tendencies toward kindness and against meanness.

CANADA: 'Hide Your Education if You Want a Job!'

Jennifer Blastorah | Posted 05.27.2013 | World
Jennifer Blastorah

2013-03-25-EN_blog_international_spotlight_02.pngAfter returning to Canada in autumn of 2011, the competition was staggering. I quickly lowered my standards. I applied for non-paid internships. I applied for reception work at small offices. I even added my resume to the Starbucks roster. After seven months, I never had a single interview.

The Upside of Low Self-Esteem

Nicole Balin | Posted 05.15.2013 | Women
Nicole Balin

I'm not a parent, but many of my friends are. I fear that they're raising a generation of kids with an odd problem: too much self-esteem. Parents who reward their progeny for everything they do and tell coaches that there should no longer be winners and losers at games because it hurts the kid's feelings.

The Remembered Generation

Michael S. Malone | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology
Michael S. Malone

Ironically, the digital revolution may have come to the rescue of Generation X. After a half-century of playing a supporting role to their self-absorbed parents, the 'lost' generation may be remembered in digital memory long, even millennia, after the Baby Boomers are forgotten.

Millennials Give Thanks Too

Maude Standish | Posted 01.28.2013 | Good News
Maude Standish

Millenials are often described as an entitled generation. But this Thanksgiving as Millennials sat down in front of their turkey dinners, they found that even in these tough times they have a whole lot to be thankful for.

Gen Z Wants to Make a Difference, Not a Profit

Louise Hodgson | Posted 11.27.2012 | Education
Louise Hodgson

There is a lot of frustration, a lot of people wanting to see a change. Young people are faced with the options of leaving the country or staying and trying to make a damn difference. They're blogging. They're tweeting. They're connected. They're inspiring each other and those around them.

Yes We Are! (Entitled to Greatness)

Lucy Emerson-Bell | Posted 11.19.2012 | College
Lucy Emerson-Bell

On behalf of the Millennials, you should know we think you were right. We do feel entitled to some things and sometimes we do feel like victims.

'F***! I'm In My 20s!' Blogger May Have Less to Swear About

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 05.02.2013 | College

Though she's dedicated to documenting the typical, and often trying, tales shared by 20-year-olds hungry for work outside the service sector and hopef...

INFOGRAPHIC: How Millennials Spend Their Money

Posted 05.02.2013 | College

Millennials would rather give themselves a makeover at home with products purchased at CVS than have one done at a beauty parlor. That's according ...

Why You SHOULD Hire Millenials (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 09.04.2012 | College

Here at HuffPost College, we think Millenials are awesome. Sure, they get a bad rap sometimes, but isn't that the condition of all youth? That's why...

Understanding Millennials: 6 Lessons About The 20-Something Generation

Sandy Thompson | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business
Sandy Thompson

When it comes to this generation they are not going to wait. They are not going to settle. They are not going to do 'the right thing'. They are going to do what works for them. Their journey is ongoing, and with it comes their stories.

Transform or Get Left Behind

Gary Hart | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Gary Hart

The younger generation's reaction to conservative-led stalemate is to consider our government irrelevant. That's a big mistake. You may not be interested in politics, but politics is interested in you.

Saul Food for Social Entrepreneurs

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 07.01.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

With millennials poised to comprise 50 percent of the global workforce by 2014, I am unabashedly optimistic. In fact, I can't wait. Saul Garlick is one reason.

MTV Brings Back "Art Breaks"

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Just when we thought MTV was nothing but "Jersey Shore" reruns, they do something to make us remember the halcyon days when the station actually matte...

Soldier. Designer. Star.

Elizabeth Blackney | Posted 05.14.2012 | Impact
Elizabeth Blackney

Millennials have been at war, or watching war, for most of their lives. Rather than be victimized by tough times, they are like the Greatest Generation. Fighting and returning.

Millennials And Baby Boomers: At Odds Or Peas In A Pod? | Posted 09.11.2012 | Fifty

On a recent Friday afternoon a colleague stopped by my desk, and by the look on her face, I could tell she came for one thing and one thing only. S...

The Roaring Twenties: No FOMO

Stefanie Lee | Posted 01.21.2012 | San Francisco
Stefanie Lee

While I consider myself dependable, I'm definitely guilty of succumbing to this annoying generational affliction. It's FOMO, better known as Fear of Missing Out, and it's spreading like the plague.

The Revolution Will Be Televised, Googled, Tweeted... Etc.

Lowell Thompson | Posted 12.07.2011 | Black Voices
Lowell Thompson

When I first heard of the Occupy Wall Street initiative, I thought it was just a group of overfed and overeducated and underemployed "white" boys trying to get their own generational street cred. But that was just the cynic in me talking.

The Roaring Twenties: The Taming of the Hipster

Stefanie Lee | Posted 10.09.2011 | San Francisco
Stefanie Lee

I don't drink a lot of PBR or tool around on a fixie bike or wear a fedora -- but those traits belong to the hipster of yore anyway, don't they? Isn't today's hipster a little more evolved?

The Roaring Twenties: What's Our Age Again?

Stefanie Lee | Posted 10.01.2011 | San Francisco
Stefanie Lee

Greetings, SFTEs and SFTE-adjacents! I imagine you've gotten used to the acronym by now. In case you haven't, here's a little refresher: It stands for San Francisco Twenty-something Experience, and I invented it.

New York Times Cover Story on "Growing Up Digital" Misses the Mark

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Don Tapscott

Rather than kids losing their attention spans there is a stronger case to be made that growing up digital is equipping today's youth with the mental skills that they'll need to deal with today's overflow of information.