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Millennials in the Workplace

The Arts and Humanities Are Alive and Well -- Just Watch the Millennials

Christine Henseler | Posted 07.12.2014 | Education
Christine Henseler

Let's stop talking about the death or decline of the arts and humanities. Let's explicitly engage with its rebirth.

Millennials and Boomers: Don't Forget Generation X

Christine Henseler | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Christine Henseler

The transitional and transformational time when Generation Xers grew up should not be ignored or erased. To understand how the Millennials think and act today and might change the world tomorrow, the cloak of invisibility must be lifted.

Are Millennials Laying Groundwork for a Third Political Party?

Brad Chase | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics
Brad Chase

Washington has failed young Americans for too long. Millennials struck out with Congress and the White House, winning nothing but minor concessions as their financial and job fortunes continue to stagnate. Now they're striking back.

What It Means to Be a Millennial

Serena Piper | Posted 05.28.2014 | College
Serena Piper

Fast forward eight years and I'm now 24 years-old, a recent college grad, and I'm living in the attic of my parent's house. Not exactly the way I pictured my life at this point.

"9 to 5": Millennial Edition

Robin Rouse | Posted 05.05.2014 | Comedy
Robin Rouse

What happens when two Boomers who have been writing together since they were 10-years-old, get together with their millennial children to do a parody of Dolly Parton's classic "9 to 5"?

3 Simple Practices To Build Stronger Interest In Your Company's Cause Work With Millennials

Derrick Feldmann | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business
Derrick Feldmann

In many cases, successful Millennial engagement and cause involvement means a total shift in mindset.

An Honest Discussion About the Generation Gap Starts With Finding Common Ground

Ira Wolfe | Posted 04.08.2014 | Fifty
Ira Wolfe

Thanks to a quality of life now extending for many people into their 80s and even 90s, great-great-grandparents are supervising and are often times being supervised by workers 60 or more years younger.

3 Reasons to Not Freak Out About Millenials in the Workplace

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Jacob Morgan

As of now, millennials are not the majority of the workforce but they will be in the next six years.

The World Needs Losers

Christopher Gurrie | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Christopher Gurrie

I think it may be to start the discussion that -- the kids have "caught on." Perhaps that rewarding everyone is rewarding no one?

Why the Millennials' Parents Will Continue to Stay Involved in Their Kids Lives at Work... and Why That's a Good Thing

Haydn Shaw | Posted 03.23.2014 | Parents
Haydn Shaw

We can deal with generational differences more effectively if we understand that Millennials are the product of the most educated parents in history. I get it; helicopter parents need to come down to earth. But get this, we involved parents are not going away.

I Just Got Laid Off -- Now What?

Literally, Darling | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

To say I was in a state of shock is an understatement. It took a case of hard cider, a Bridget Jones marathon and a good cry before I finally felt like I could face this new reality.

How Congress Is Screwing Up the Economic Future of Young People

Atima Omara | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Atima Omara

The GOP will point out there are still way too many on the long-term unemployment insurance rolls, yes there is, but let's be clear, dropping them off the rolls does not magically create a job for them overnight.

Three Realities to Know About Generation iY in the Workplace

Tim Elmore | Posted 02.09.2014 | Business
Tim Elmore

Almost everything you need to know about hiring and leading Generation iY well can be summarized in three simple categories.

Loving Millennials: A Message to Generation Y (and Those Who Know Them)

Leslie Tolf | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business
Leslie Tolf

I think things get lost in translation as other generations act to reach out to this particular generation. My message to the Millennials? Other generations want to help.

5 Tips for Millennial Leaders on Working With Older Colleagues

Daniel Newman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Daniel Newman

Picture this, you are 28 years old and you have just been promoted to manager. You will now be leading a team of 5 people. You are excited about the new growth, yet apprehensive as you haven't formally had to lead or manage a team.

Jillian Berman

The Wild Scene At LinkedIn's Bring Your Parents To Work Day | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.12.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- More than 60 LinkedIn employees gathered in the company's offices here Thursday to listen to presentations from major executives, includin...

Young And Unhappy With Your Job? Just Keep Waiting. Potentially Forever.

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business

“Not happy with your job? Just wait,” the Associated Press instructed young people on Sunday. Memo to 20-somethings: You might be waiting a lo...

Avoiding Poverty: Why Millennials Move Back Home

Mehroz Baig | Posted 12.08.2013 | San Francisco
Mehroz Baig

The millennials have been charged as being the generation that's delaying adulthood. Everything from young adults moving back in with their parents after college to delaying marriage to being entitled have been characterized as traits of this generation.

7 Charts That Show Just How Bad Things Are For Young People

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.02.2013 | Business

Young people are taking longer to launch their careers, but it's not totally their fault, a report released Monday from Georgetown University's Center...

Millennials and the Workplace: An Interview with Dan Schawbel

Phil Simon | Posted 11.03.2013 | Books
Phil Simon

I recently sat down with Dan Schawbel, a Gen Y career and workplace expert and the Founder of Millennial Branding. His second book, Promote Yourself: ...

What Gen Y Really Thinks About Soccer Trophies and Entitlement

Jess Lively | Posted 10.27.2013 | Business
Jess Lively

We heard the message "work hard," but hard work alone wasn't what got us awards and accolades. At the end of the day, our output was measured more than our input.

Record High Number Of Young Adults Living With Parents

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.02.2013 | Business

More than one in three millennials are now living at home with their parents. Some 36 percent of 18- to 31-year-olds have opted to make home home a...

Dispelling 4 Ridiculous Myths About GenY Workers

Brazen Life | Posted 09.16.2013 | College
Brazen Life

While Millennial workers' mindset may seem different to other generations, that doesn't mean they're any less engaged. So rather than poke more fun at this generation, let's work on setting some of these stigmas straight.

Employers: Ready or Not, Here Comes Generation iY

Tim Elmore | Posted 08.11.2013 | Business
Tim Elmore

Today's grads are part of the Millennial Generation. They represent the second half of this generation, and I call them Generation iY, because they grew up influenced by the "i" world, iPods, iTunes, iPhones, iChat, iPads... you get the point.

Nonprofit Trends: Seeking Careers with Meaning

Marc Chardon | Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact
Marc Chardon

I think it's vital -- that having a work world where there is choice between nonprofit and corporate, both offering ways to connect with and care for the community at large is a position of strength.