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Six Reasons Why Millennials Are the Best Workers

Quora | Posted 02.27.2015 | Business
Quora

Six Reasons Millennials Are Actually the Best Workers: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answ...

King v. Burwell: Public Health's 21st Century Call to Action

Shalini Pammal | Posted 02.23.2015 | Politics
Shalini Pammal

Working toward a more equitable, just society takes time and is challenging, but some of the most unprecedented progress has been made in grassroots movements.

The Digital Marketing Revolution's Multicultural Core

Cesar M. Melgoza | Posted 02.18.2015 | Technology
Cesar M. Melgoza

For today's digital marketers, I ask a simple question: "Are multicultural audiences a key component of your digital strategy?" If you don't know the answer, then a huge business opportunity is probably passing you by.

The Super Bowl of Ads: Who Won?

Tom Silva | Posted 02.06.2015 | Media
Tom Silva

To work, brands have to operate along these axes; otherwise, they aren't really doing much beyond being distraction between downs and they certainly aren't winning over the most skeptical generation ever. Here is our low down on what worked and didn't this year.

Going Off of That Point: An Account of Course Participation and Millenials

Lauren Casella | Posted 02.04.2015 | College
Lauren Casella

Similar to the word 'like,' 'going off of that point' does not need to exist in our vocabulary. It's superfluous, unoriginal, and dilutes the potency of our own thoughts.

Four Rules for Companies That Want to Engage the Millennial Generation

Amanda Slavin | Posted 01.29.2015 | Business
Amanda Slavin

While it is easy to overgeneralize what Millennials want, mobile, entrepreneurial-minded young leaders are often misunderstood by the older generations attempting to reach them.

How to Recover from a Financial Crisis: Five Steps

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 01.20.2015 | Black Voices
Tiffany Aliche

Drawing on my own financial experience -- and learnings from the Live Richer Challenge and Millennial Next Door -- I can offer five keys to recovering from financial crisis.

Millennials Are Redefining Success - Why the Rest of Us Should Pay Attention

Leisa Peterson | Posted 01.16.2015 | Money
Leisa Peterson

Sometimes stereotypes become so widely accepted that nobody takes a step back to actually examine the sweeping generalizations to see if they hold any truth. This is especially true of millennials.

It's Past Time We Invested in Young Workers

Liz Shuler | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics
Liz Shuler

Free, high-quality public higher education. Expanded apprenticeship programs. Jobs that pay living wages. Workplaces that are free of discrimination. Strong union rights. Don't those sound great?

5 Things To Do If You Don't Have A Spring Internship

FindSpark | Posted 01.14.2015 | College
FindSpark

It may seem like everyone around you has a spring internship and is therefore an infinite number of steps ahead of you. That isn't necessarily true and does not make you a failure.

Engaged on the Leading Edge: Three Reasons Millennials Are Ideal for Recruitment

Ilya Zeldin | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Ilya Zeldin

Millennials are much more engaged than they are usually given credit for, and they have advantages over workers from older generations. Here are three reasons Millennials could be a critical part of your company's success.

2015 in Music: Bright Young Stars Revitalizing Traditional Form of Mexican Music

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Del Records recording artists Regulo Caro and Luis Coronel are putting regional Mexican music on the U.S. map.

In the Words of the Beatles, 'Help!'

Vin Testa | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
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Vin Testa

I have faith in my generation's ability to lead and prosper. Though our struggles today are much more different, and technologically advanced, than the ones that came before us, we are still overcoming our own obstacles.

An Open Letter to Millennials

Stephanie Gates | Posted 01.12.2015 | Religion
Stephanie Gates

I hear you're living in your parents' basements, watching reality TV, and waiting for the perfect job to land in your lap. But the real you? The Millennials I talk to every day? You're nothing like that. I need you, Millennials. I need you to remind me that change is still possible, and darkness will never win in the end.

Millennials, Nostalgia, And Urban Preservation: Why We Clamor For A Past We Never Had

OpedSpace | Posted 01.09.2015 | College
OpedSpace

Since existential anxiety is the driving force behind our fixation on memory, the buck ends where our anxiety is assuaged. In our case: at surface level.

2015 Welcomes Generation X!

David Kanegis | Posted 12.31.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

As the last of the baby boomers turn 50, the first of your cohort now share that privilege. The only bad news -- the oldest of you will soon lose the coveted distinction of being advertiser's target market!

America's White Millennial Problem: Why the Next Generation Might Not Be a Liberal One

Sean McElwee | Posted 02.28.2015 | Politics
Sean McElwee

While the "millennial" generation has widely been seen as the key to future of Democratic successes, there are reasons to believe that the liberalism of millennials, at least on certain key issues, has been overstated.

How I'm Surviving in Survival Mode During a Severe Depression Relapse

Patrice Bendig | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Patrice Bendig

Looking back, the cause of that depression was my inability to let myself take time to process major life events. Coming back from that dark place required months of work in therapy, adjusting my medications and learning how to be more honest about my feelings.

So, What Do You Do?

Molly Fosco | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Molly Fosco

Why do we start to hate our birthdays in our late 20s? The answer might seem obvious. We're not satisfied with we're careers, we still haven't found the love of our life, we haven't lost those few extra pounds we swore would be gone by now... But has it always been that way? Did our parents feel an impending sense of doom come their 27th birthday?

The Importance of World AIDS Day

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 02.01.2015 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

This World AIDS Day, we recognize the importance of prevention and bringing an end to this disease by knowing one's HIV/AIDS status through getting tested regularly and often. The hope for an HIV-free world rests on all of our shoulders.

The Hard Truth About the Current State of Soft Skills in the U.S.

Laura Berger | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

The tradeoff between hard and soft skills appear to be most at play in professional capacities such as accounting, finance and law, where people are trained and hired for their extreme analytical capabilities.

Community Colleges Continue to Step Up Their Game

Dr. Robert L. Breuder | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
Dr. Robert L. Breuder

The following post is a modified version of an article written by College of DuPage President Dr. Robert L. Breuder and printed in an internal newslet...

The 3 Biggest Surprises of Living in Detroit

Laura Hogikyan | Posted 01.04.2015 | Detroit
Laura Hogikyan

Detroit is admittedly a tough place. Those who choose to be here grasp life at its deepest level. And the energy Detroit has isn't something you can pinpoint. If you go around looking for it, you won't find it because you can't really see it.

Who Are Millennial Travelers and What Do They Want?

Mark Chesnut | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Mark Chesnut

The term "Millennial" is thrown around a lot nowadays. Roughly, it refers to the generation of people born anywhere between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. It's a big group of people, and they're just now starting to enter their prime traveling years. But what does this generation of younger travelers really want when it comes to hotels?

Millennials Need to Vote -- For Themselves and Their Country

Matt Camarda | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Matt Camarda

To millennials (and most Americans), politics looks ugly, privileged and -- worst of all -- useless. The problem is that politics affects us whether or not we're engaged, and by not voting, millennials perpetuate a vicious cycle of apathy and cynicism that too many are happy to exploit.