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Gen Y

7 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Millennials

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Layering accumulated knowledge and experiences from generation to generation is how we evolve. It's how we improve the experience of being human. Let's partner up with these kids and create a better world together.

Reaching Gen Y-Fi: Tween Girls and the Power of YouTube

Wendy Sachs | Posted 07.16.2014 | Parents
Wendy Sachs

t's the authentic way in which they share, reporting from their bedrooms or living rooms, that make these YouTube sensations feel trusted to their young fans. Many of the so-called stars are still wearing braces themselves. They admit their own imperfections and share strategies on how to hide pimples or overcome awkward moments and that is part of their charm. It's an accessorized Judy Blume on YouTube.

Will the Echo Boomer Generation Save Graduate Business Education?

John T. Delaney | Posted 07.15.2014 | Education
John T. Delaney

The best answer to the debt question is that business schools will have made the appropriate adjustments in curricula, experience-based learning opportunities and theory/practice mix in order to give students the skills needed to command higher compensation premiums at work.

The 101 Skills I Gained From Blogging for Two Years

Danny Rubin | Posted 07.10.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Two years already!? Back in July 2012, I needed a way to learn more about the web, marketing, social media and everything in between. So I started Ne...

26 Things I've Learned About The 'Real World' In 26 years

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Jaimee Ratliff

As I stand on the brink of turning 27 in a few short months, I must say stepping out of my comfort zone into an unfamiliar place has matured me in more ways than I could have ever imagined.

Is Gen Y Lazy?

Jessica Kline | Posted 06.17.2014 | College
Jessica Kline

It's true, according to the NY Times, "the proportion of new American high school graduates who go on to college - a figure that rose regularly for de...

How to Make Your Own Luck in the World

Danny Rubin | Posted 06.16.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

The people who give implicitly? Those are the ones who come by success naturally.

Civic Engagement: Why Millennials Have Outpaced Seniors

Tom Spengler | Posted 06.16.2014 | Impact
Tom Spengler

Gen Y has already started paving the way for civic engagement in a way we've never experienced before. The Millennials Civic Health Index found that not only does this generation vote in large numbers, but their volunteering and community service rates are much higher than those in the 1970s and '80s.

14 Ways to Work While Traveling

Stephanie Be | Posted 06.13.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Congrats to all of the new grads! If you're looking to put your career on hold and TRAVEL before you dive into a committed occupation, here's list of ways to do it!

Generation Nowhere

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
J Nelson Aviance

A lot of people in their thirties are struggling, have struggled for more than a decade, and are ignored because we aren't fresh faced high school grads or tweens at basketball camp.

The One Piece of Advice Every College Graduate Needs to Know

Adam Smiley Poswolsky | Posted 06.02.2014 | College
Adam Smiley Poswolsky

The truth is that you are not screwed. No one ever tells you this at graduation, but it's okay not to know exactly what you want to do with your life. There is not only one answer or one career ladder.

The Six Most Powerful Words in Networking

Danny Rubin | Posted 05.29.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

The six words demonstrate maturity, selflessness and a natural curiosity. They prove you can set yourself aside and be genuinely interested in another person's life. You know, authenticity.

5 Ways to Lead Millennials in the Workplace

Cassandra Ruggiero | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Cassandra Ruggiero

Millennials are very different from generations before us. Where our grandparents valued hard work and grit and our parents education and job security, we were raised to believe that we could be whatever we wanted and to dream big.

Why Reaching Millennials Is Essential for Your Brand

Jose Costa | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Jose Costa

Millennials are key for the success of your business, but to reap the benefits of a relationship with these new consumers, you have to know what makes them tick.

17 Hard Truths Every College Grad Must Understand

Danny Rubin | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

A diploma does not guarantee an internship, job or career. It is merely a passport into the professional world. Now you're in the jungle with the rest of us. May the best man or woman win.

11 Reasons Every 20-Something Should Spend Time in a Big City

Danny Rubin | Posted 06.29.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Big cities are crowded, competitive and challenging. In other words, they are exactly where 20-somethings should live.

"What About the Men? They Need Life Outside of Work, Too"

Karyn Twaronite | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Karyn Twaronite

In short, the workplace is changing and men experience many of the same work-life conflicts as women.

3 Essential Gen Y Time Management Tips

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 06.07.2014 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Sometimes your natural strengths can keep you from having the best time investment when you transition from college to career.

10 Types of Co-Workers Who Are Late to Everything

Danny Rubin | Posted 06.02.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Don't be the guy or girl who's perpetually late. Your reputation depends on it. Know any of these folks at work? I bet you do.

Will the 'Pissed-Off Generation' Shape the Midterms in November?

Dawn Morais | Posted 06.01.2014 | Hawaii
Dawn Morais

Millennials have had enough of the decisions made by baby boomers that have left them scrambling to find jobs that match their hard-earned credentials -- and they've had enough of self-serving politicians.

Peter and the Wolf: How the Opera Is Dying With Its Patrons

Renee C. Herrell | Posted 03.28.2014 | Impact
Renee C. Herrell

To stay alive, an art nonprofit organization must engage the next generation of major donors now.

Once and For All: Settling the Debate on Gen Y and Job Longevity

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 05.14.2014 | Business
Crystal Kadakia

If we can understand what kind of work we will truly be doing and how it will play into our career, maybe we can avoid having to put our faith, our destiny, in companies that don't care.

Blatantly Incorrect Generational Stereotypes: Communication Methods by Generation

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 05.11.2014 | Technology
Crystal Kadakia

Recently I went to a training event where a speaker educated the audience about "generation differences" (read: stereotypes). Have you ever had someon...

Celebrating the Millennial Perspective

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Millennials have learned a lesson that many of us Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers never did, a lesson in priorities that is both surprisingly mature and quite refreshing.

Gen Y: A Mother's View

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 04.30.2014 | Fifty
Rea Nolan Martin

For me, this generation holds more hope than any previous generation I could name, including my own.