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Fearless Millennial Leader: Miki Agrawal

It was virtually minutes after I sent a cold call interview request to Miki Agrawal that she responded, “Happy to do it.”<p>How’s that for a first …

Decoding The Truth Of Leading Multi-Generational Workforces

When it comes to discussions on the various challenges leaders need to address in today’s fast-changing global economy, there’s one topic that merits …

Move Over Facebook: Where Millennials Are Flocking to Next And How to Reach Them

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As someone interested in trends among the millennial generation, there was one particular statistic that caught my eye and continues to pop up on the radar: Only six percent of 12- to 17-year-olds who use the web want to be friends with a …

Millennials: Hire Them Because They Ask the Right Questions

Look beyond the stereotypes. For a tech company in particular, the youngest generation offers precisely the kind of perspective you need.<p>Want to understand the younger generation? Just play Grand Theft Auto 5.<p>In the recently released video game, one of the young adult characters in the game …

Baby boomers care about retirement plans while millennials want pet health insurance

Differences between generations at work show up in conference rooms, communications styles and job satisfaction levels, as well as the most valued perks.<p>A new report from PayScale and Millennial Branding turned up many distinctions from levels of stress reported (millennials have the least) to …

Jobless and Searching for Meaning, Millennials Flock to Mom and Dad's House

Millennials, more so than previous generations, have been forced to move home with their parents as they struggle with unemployment and job satisfaction, according to a new study.<p>Sixteen percent of millennials who have started their careers live at home due to financial hardship, and another 12 …

In Search of Millennials

This post is another article about Millennials. Like <i>Time Magazine</i>'s May feature, "The Me, Me, Me Generation" and countless other cover stories, it's full of assertions and a few accusations. Unlike <i>Time</i> however, my accusations are directed at us older folk. Simply put, we don't have a clue about the …

Research Says: Millennial Women Burn Out Early

<b>Study:</b> Millennial Women Burn Out Early <i>(Forbes 2011)</i><p><b>Finding:</b> Studies show that Millenial women are reaching their corporate career peak at age 30 and …

What Millennials Hate And Love Most About Their Jobs

Whichever it is, managers need to have some sense of what will keep their younger workers satisfied, since this generation has been projected to make up 75% of the global workforce by 2025.<p>To get a better idea of what millennials most despise and also really love about their jobs, we asked career …

Millennials Are The Best. Generation. EVER.

The more time progresses and the further away we get from the Homo-Erectus, the more humane, technologically advanced, and intelligent we get–so it …

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Who Are the Millennials? | The Takeaway | WNYC

For the millennial generation, those born between 1981 and 2000, technology has been the driving force behind the formation of identity. For …

A Future Built by Millennial CEO's #socialmedia

A Future Built by Millennial CEO’s #socialmedia<p>It’s like the Beatles arriving in America all over again.<p>The winds are changing, the boomers are …

Top Job Search Mistakes Millennials Make and How to Fix Them

The job world isn't what it used to be. With twesumes, online portfolios and professional social media platforms, showcasing your experience via a …

6 Tips for Managing Millennials (Whether You Find Them to be Entitled or Not)

Millennials have a reputation for being entitled, lazy and – worst of all in the workplace – difficult to manage. While these Gen Y stereotypes are getting tired, a lack of understanding between employees of certain age groups can turn the office into a generational battlefield.<p>A recent panel in …

The Millennials' failure to launch: searching the jobs report for answers

If this month’s jobs report is any indication, it appears as if millenials will continue to have trouble living up to President Obama’s description of them as the generation that will build America’s future.<p>Things are bad all over, sure. The September jobs report is out with very little good news. …

Millennials Are Snubbing the Corporate World for Entrepreneurship (Infographic)

Unlike previous generations, for many millennials climbing the corporate ladders isn't a goal they are striving to attain. Indeed, 60 percent are turning their backs on the traditional career path and instead, consider themselves entrepreneurs, with ideas, capital and plans for startup endeavors, …

Millennials facing unique workplace challenges

Work habits of Millennials differ from Generation X and Baby Boomers<p>Forty percent of Millennials have a tattoo, nearly 40% are enrolled in college and 83% of them sleep with their phones every night, according to a study by the Pew Research Center.<p>Millennials, defined as anyone from 18-32 and also …

5 Secrets to Communicating Effectively With Millennials

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is one of the most sought after -- and most misunderstood. Will Pearson, president and co-founder of <i>mental_floss</i>, a trivia-based magazine that he started in his college dorm room in 2001, has managed to hit the …

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Mr. Millennial's Career Tips For Boomers' Kids

If, like me, you’re the parent of one or more of the nation’s roughly 80 million Millennials (young men and women in their 20s and early 30s), or even if you’re not, you undoubtedly know what a tough time they’re having launching their careers.<p>The Wall Street Journal recently called them “the new …

Millennial women send out a powerful message

Organizations should take note of Millennial women!<p>There has been a lot of media hype recently centered around research which has suggested that …

10 Conversations to Retain Millennial Sales Talent | SBI

As reported recently in <i>AARP The Magazine</i>, Baby Boomers are now outnumbered by Millennials. (The group now in their mid-teens to early 30’s.) Also …

11 Tips for Managing Millennials

The millennials joining your workforce now are employees born between 1980 and 2000, or 1981 and 1999, depending on the source. Unlike the Gen-Xers …

Recruiting for Tomorrow: How Millennials Boost Your Talent Pipeline

<b>By Ashley Mosley</b><p>The dominant generation in your workplace will be soon be passing off their reign. If you're not strategizing to ensure you're bringing on the best and brightest Millennial workers, the future of your workplace may be in jeopardy.<p>Millennials workers aren't going anywhere anytime …

3 Traits Shared By Gen Y Leaders

Former GE CEO Jack Welch once said: "Generation Y is the most exciting group in the world. They want to do their own thing, they want to change the world. Technology's changed so fast. The internet's come; they can do it."<p>Olaf Swantee, CEO of Everything Everywhere (EE), a telecommunications …

Stop Trying To Define Millennials

Whether it's the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> for work or random links I find on Twitter for fun, I do an absolute ton of reading during the day. Every single day, I scour the Internet for information either intelligent or amusing, and every single day I instead stumble upon some new, nonsensical article …

How Do Millennials Like to Read the News? Very Much Like Their Grandparents

<i>Attention publishers: For all the attention given to "bold rich multi-media experiences," young mobile news readers still prefer stories the way their great-great-grandparents did: In columns of text.</i><p>Reuters<p>In the eyes of employers, marketers, and brand gurus, Generation Y tends to be treated like …