How Millennials are turning from career ladder to career lily pad
Whereas Baby Boomers and even Gen X might have found purpose and excitement in “climbing the corporate ladder,” finding satisfaction for ascending within a company from entry-level to senior-level, Millennials prefer to see their career path as less linear and more purpose-driven.
Meet the Millennials across the globe taking travel to the next level
With the help of technology and the widespread use of social media, the younger generations in America are beginning to have more in common with people of the same age across the globe than they do with older generations in their own country.
This is not necessarily the case for all Millennials quite yet, particularly when it comes to their travel and spending habits. In fact, it is Millennials in Asia who are shaking up the travel industry in a completely new and mystifying way. Read More »
Though commonly believed to be the country’s most inventive and entrepreneurial generation, a few major factors are actually keeping Millennials from fulfilling that stereotype.
When people hear the phrase “start-up company,” most think of airy offices with open floor plans and a Millennial boss dressed in jeans and sneakers, overseeing his or her similarly young and stylish staff. While this might make for an attractive image in the media, new research shows that one key element is not very accurate.
Though the media has heralded Millennials as “the most entrepreneurial generation” for years, new statistics reported in the Atlantic says the exact opposite. Read More »
Jason Dorsey shares insight on why Millennials -- not older generations -- are more likely to be victims of scams.
When we hear about internet scams, we typically think about elderly victims, tricked into wiring money through an email con or clicking on a fraudulent link. However, according to shocking new research by the Better Business Bureau, most victims of scams are much younger than that.
Feeling uncomfortable talking to your kids about money? New research shows that it's crucial nonetheless.
In this era where smartphones give kids nearly boundless access to the internet, and where it's almost TOO easy to buy something with the click of a button, it is more important than ever to teach your kids about how to be smart with money.
The good news is that Millennials, many of whom are becoming parents already, seem to be starting a new trend of openness about money. Read More »
Here's what you need to know to create a strong team of high-performing Millennials.
How do you attract stellar Millennial candidates, and also keep them happy enough to stay around for more than a year?
According to a new study conducted by LinkedIn, this is Millennials’ biggest obstacle during the job application process: the lack of knowledge they have surrounding your company. Read More »
Here's what Millennials think about retirement, spending, and daily finances.
Let’s face it: we all knew that the generation who came of age during the rise of emails, texting, and cell phones would use money differently, but it wasn’t until now that we knew just how different it would be.
It’s nearly impossible to paint all Millennials with the same brush when it comes to finances, but there are some broad truths that span across the entire generation. Read More »
With expenses rising and minimum wage barely budging, summer jobs are not the boon they once were.
While summer jobs may have been the ticket to independence, spending money, and maybe even a few semesters of college for many teens in the past, they're just not cutting it anymore.
According to a recent article on NPR.com, summer jobs just don't have the same influence they used to on young workers' bank accounts. Read More »
Modern technology and Millennial preferences have created a perfect storm for employees who want to work from home.
Wouldn't it be great to roll out of bed and into work instantly? That's what nearly 24% of full-time or part-time workers do in America every day!
But working from home is no longer seen as something only self-employed people do in their pajamas. Now, people across nearly every industry are working from home. Read More »
What this new craze means for Millennials and their productivity at work.
Fads come and go, but nostalgia is forever -- especially when it comes to Pokemon.
With the new release of Pokemon Go, an augmented reality app that maintains similar features of the original Pokemon iteration, the past is now squarely in the present... Read More »