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Rural school closures hit some communities hard, main parties pledge action

Sara van Ravenswaay was devastated when her high school in rural southwestern Ontario was closed last year, months before she was set to begin Grade …

The Millennial Workforce Needs Mentors, Not Managers

Millennials are currently the largest generation in the U.S. labor force and will comprise more than 75% of the workforce by 2025. Not only that, Millennials now have the most spending power of any generation, which means that creating a work environment that they can thrive in matters more than …

Employment

9 Ways Young Professionals Can Prove 'Millennial Stereotypes' Wrong

There are countless stereotypes that exist about millennials—just do a Google search starting with “Millennials are” and see what pops up. No matter how often or effectively these stereotypes are debated, they will continue to exist—at least until Generation Z becomes the main topic of conversation.<p>…

12 Ways Millennials Can Increase Their Emotional Intelligence At Work

Emotional intelligence is an increasingly important part of how we think about success in the workplace. According to Travis Bradberry, who co-authored Emotional Intelligence 2.0, there are four core skills that fit within two competencies—personal and social—which together comprise what is known …

Five Things Your Millennial Leader Needs from You

Every one of us has heard it from CEOs, directors and managers alike: “The millennial leaders and managers are so different. We have this problem and that problem …”<p>And yes, this generation is different. But different isn’t necessarily bad. It can be good, especially when you are open to tapping …

It’s not you... except when it is: A guide to getting promoted

Until recently, the dominant workplace narrative about Millennials was that they were opportunistic job-hoppers. But a new report from Deloitte tells …

7 Bad Workplace Habits Millennials Need to Stop Making

Walk away from the computer once in a while. Leave your tablet behind for meetings. And don't check your smartphone during a conversation.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation has faced a great deal of criticism, and in some cases, scorn …

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