How Millennials are Reshaping the Role of Human Resources

Is there anything your human resources department can do to stop the attrition of Millennial employees? Using these tactics to create a workplace with a rich and inclusive culture is an important place to start.

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How to Craft Your Resume to Attain More Senior Positions

If you’re struggling to move past the entry-level or early-years phase of your career, then you are not alone. Here’s how to craft your resume to attain more senior positions.

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Are Millennials Putting Too Much Pressure on Themselves?

Writer Jeremy Chandler wonders, are Millennials putting too much pressure on themselves? He considers some advice to help Millennials embrace the season they’re in.

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5 Inspirational Millennials to Motivate Us All

Guest Post by Megan Thompson From time to time, we all meet people that inspire the heck out of us, people that have us wanting to become the most successful versions of ourselves, and who motivate us to be better than we currently are. Right now, we’re in the middle of what some call the…

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What Simon Sinek Got Wrong about Millennials in the Workplace

During the past month, several individuals sent me the YouTube video of Simon Sinek discussing Millennials in the workplace. The interview is conducted by Inside Quest. The first time I watched it, I thought there were some valid points, but other elements didn’t sit well. After watching it several times, it became more clear that…

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Millennials: We’ll Never Make it on Our Own

Most Millennials have strong desire and ambition to create the life we want rather than following traditional pathways of success. In fact, 78% of millennials are motivated by the concept of “charting their own course.”

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This Is What Millennials Want From a Mentor

Guest Post by Aaron Michel When people think about what good mentorship looks like, they often think of Luke Skywalker honing his Jedi skills in the swamps of Dagobah, as Yoda offers him cryptic wisdom like, “Do or do not. There is no try.” (At least that’s how I used to think of mentorship.) While…

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Spirited Millennial Amanda: Believing, Caring, Doing

Amanda Burkey is a spirited Millennial leader who is defining passion in whole-hearted ways and pursuing life and work with full engagement. I met Amanda through my work with the HIMSS team and at the annual HIMSS conference. She is diligent in her efforts and honest in perspectives. We had an opportunity to catch up…

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5 Lessons I Couldn’t Learn in a Classroom

Guest Post by Sara Dougherty One year ago, I had just submitted my last final exam of my undergraduate career. Hello, real world! I am ready for you; at least I thought I was. If any of you are like me, you have recently been greeted by the stinging slap of the working world. People are…

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Why Self-Awareness is Critical for Millennials’ Success (and How to Get it)

Though rarely discussed in business settings, self-awareness is critical for millennials success. Understanding who we are & how we’re wired is essential.

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Millennials: The New Leadership 101

Millennials believe business can have a positive impact on society, and a healthy balance sheet includes more than finances. Added healthy elements include quality along with team and customer satisfaction. These are the quick facts from the recent 2016 Deloitte Millennial Survey. The 2016 Deloitte Millennial Survey tracks the attitudes and thoughts of the next…

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Julius Givens: Showing Up to Impact Our Future

When I agreed to meet Julius Givens for coffee on a Sunday morning, I envisioned a leisurely get-to-know-you chat. We both hail from St. Louis, both attended private all-girl/all-boy high schools in the area, both graduated from the University of Missouri at Columbia, and are both living in Chicago. I figured we’d make polite chitchat,…

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