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.
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 »
Here’s what you need to know before hiring your new Gen Z employees
Millennials aren’t the only generation to pay attention to in the workplace. Generation Z, the generation after Millennials, is coming into the workforce en masse as its oldest members are about to graduate college.
Here are some basics you need to know about Gen Z in the workplace before you hire them: Read More »
Jason Dorsey reveals the truth about Millennials and technology in the workplace.
Think your newest Millennial hire is going to be the one to help you out with your technology woes around the office? Think again.
Even though Millennials have been heralded the "digital native" generation and are rumored to be technologically proficient, new findings show that Millennials may not be as savvy as they seem. 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 all employers need to know about their Millennial workers.
like every generation, Millennials have certain preferences, expectations, and general ways of doing things than other generations.
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 »
Here's why Millennials put passion first at work.
Millennials, more than previous generations, are actively seeking work that they are passionate about.
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 »