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Millennials in the Workplace

The Two "Other" Reasons Millennial Women Are Burning Out

Susie Orman Schnall | Posted 03.10.2016 | Women
Susie Orman Schnall

Millennial women had to deal with two things growing up that my generation did not, which thrust these young women into adulthood and forced them to deal with a unique form of stress that started the burn-out process before they even set foot in those cool open-plan loft offices they all get to work in.

The Leadership Wisdom of Sheri Thompson

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

Mrs. Sheri Thompson *** Sheri Thompson assumed her current leadership role as Chief Operating Officer of Prudential's Agency Lending Group approxi...

What Tomorrow's Leading Enterprises Are Doing Today

Gunjan Sinha | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business
Gunjan Sinha

Technology today has become synonymous with both innovation and disruption. And with incredible technological innovation and disruption brings new risks -- but also new opportunities to advance and transform our organizations, societies, and economies.

Boomers vs. Millennials

Shelby Doherty | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business
Shelby Doherty

Did you know: 75% of the workforce will be made up of millennials by the year 2025? That statistic is shocking, yet inspiring (...for some of us...).

Love, #WorkMom--Wisdom For Younger Workers

Chanler Jeffers | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Chanler Jeffers

I'm fortunate to have a very wide circle of friends. Many of them are younger, which I adore, since I thrive on their energy and optimism. This young...

Why Chicago's Loop Will Survive Property Tax Increases

David Scherer | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
David Scherer

Last fall, the Chicago City Council passed a record $588 million property tax increase. Downtown properties will shoulder a substantial portion of that sum, so Chicagoans can thank Loop landlords when their tax bills come.

The Psychology of Quarter-Life Crises: 5 Steps to Create a Life You Actually Want

Caroline Beaton | Posted 02.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Caroline Beaton

Though we technically know where we are, the solutions to getting found are the same for 20-somethings as they are for those physically lost in the wilderness. Drawing from psychologist Kenneth Hill's research on "The Psychology of Lost," below are five steps to figure out your life path and stop floundering.

Stop Worrying about "Job-Hopping" Employees and Continue to Invest in Their Career Development

Sue Townsen | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Sue Townsen

We know millennials are eager to advance in their careers. And 80 percent of the millennials reported they were willing to put in a great deal of effort beyond what's normally expected to help their organizations succeed. Those are not the kind of employees an organization wants to let go.

What Can We Learn About Epic Life From Epic Foundation?

Milena Milićević | Posted 01.14.2016 | Technology
Milena Milićević

Alexandre Mars has a special radiance around him. When you see him, you are uncertain about the sport he trains, yet he certainly leads a balanced lif...

May the Millennial Workforce be With You! (in 5 Easy Steps)

Jamee Tenzer | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
Jamee Tenzer

Millennial is the buzz word of the day. It's as if we've being inhabited by a tribe from another planet that has previously been unknown -- a secret band of warriors with a language and set of mannerisms we do not understand.

Three Things Forward-Thinking Companies Need to Know to Attract Millennial Independent Workers in 2016

Gene Zaino | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Gene Zaino

Millennials currently make up 30% of America's independent workforce. Within the next two years, they will become the largest generation of self-emplo...

Dear Corporate America: A Letter From a Traveling Millennial

Sally Elbassir | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Sally Elbassir

The point isn't to complain about the lazy millennials quitting their jobs left and right. Rather, the question to ask here is "why?" Why are we so dissatisfied?

I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar

Candidly Kim | Posted 01.05.2016 | Women
Candidly Kim

So as much as I am an "animal person" I have to admit, when I see or hear a lion roaring it frightens me. And yes I said "see" because the look alone...

Successful Millennials Need Career Coaches

Erika Ashley Couto | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Erika Ashley Couto

In our fast-moving society that relies on technology and Tinder to get by, it's become clear that there are two kinds of millennials: Those who've made a five-year plan and are sticking to it and those who have absolutely no idea what they're doing.

Participation Prize: How Childhood Praise Was Affecting My Career

Patrice Bendig | Posted 12.29.2015 | Women
Patrice Bendig

My reputation of producing quality work without doubt should be my justification that my work is valued by my employer. Having colleagues respect your work ethic and performance is something that is earned, not just assumed.

Why Watching Aziz Ansari's "Master of None" Will Teach You More About Millennials Than a Thousand Whitepapers

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business
Crystal Kadakia

For those of you who don't know him, Aziz Ansari, got his start as a comedian and is best known from his role as Tom Haverford on the NBC show Parks and Recreation. Recently, he wrote and starred on a Netflix-released series called "Master of None."

To the Moon, Millennials

Jennifer Boyd-Einstein and Paula Mangin | Posted 12.16.2015 | Fifty
Jennifer Boyd-Einstein and Paula Mangin

I have a bone to pick. According to the media and everyone else, Millennials are taking over the world. They out number us, out spend us, out tech us...

Unhappy Millenials: What We Can Do to Succeed in Life and Business

Jacobo Plu | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Jacobo Plu

The Challenge It may be a stereotype, but one that bears some resemblance to the truth. From my experience, the Millennial generation is, well, diffe...

A Window Into Japan's Millennials and Boomers

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 12.08.2015 | Business
Crystal Kadakia

Generational challenges and Millennial themes are not 100% the same worldwide. Big surprise, right? Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I visited Tokyo, Ja...

How Millennials Are Redefining Success

Brad Harrington | Posted 12.03.2015 | Business
Brad Harrington

Millennials are ambitious, and are willing to work for success. Career growth opportunities are rated at the very top of criteria for the selection of an employer.

Are You Emotionally Connected With Your Work? Does It Matter?

Douglas LaBier | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Douglas LaBier

Some new research about workplace behavior caught my attention recently. It highlights -- by omission -- the important link between an organization's management culture and the psychological experience of working within it.

Eliminating Performance Reviews: Those Who Do It Well vs. Those Who Don't

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Crystal Kadakia

Managers find the process cumbersome and untimely, at a frequency that is unable to impact performance when needed. This is especially true of Millennials. However, eliminating performance reviews is a complex discussion.

Millennials' Expectations Transform Employee Engagement: The New Corporate Philanthropy

Rebecca Lucore | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Rebecca Lucore

As baby boomers exit the workforce en masse, the race to attract the best and brightest millennials has employers across the country scratching their heads, re-thinking the tried and true recruitment and retention strategies they have relied on for decades.

The Secret to Attracting Top Millennial Talent to Your Firm - By a Millennial

Evin Joseph | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
Evin Joseph

All the research has been put into what millennials want out of work and how to mentor young millennials, but there is still one aspect that nobody has yet touched on: The innate interest millennials have for an education in the workplace.

Teaching the Soft Skill of Self-Evaluation

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

Here is a profound truth I learned from my longtime karate teacher, mentor and friend Master Frank Gorman: "The mirror is the best teacher."