What Will a Millennial-Dominant Workplace Look Like in the Future?

Guest Post by Rachel Allen 2015 has seen something of a milestone in terms of the generational ratios present in the workplace: the year that millennial workers became the largest generation in the country’s workforce surpassing Baby Boomers and Gen Xers (albeit in America, but the UK and the rest of the world aren’t far…

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4 Things Millennials Should Pursue More than Success

Ours is a culture that puts a high value on successful Millennials. We use words like emerging, budding, wunderkind, world changes, phenom, even ‘young genius.’ We are captivated by stories of individuals who start social movements or build a seven-figure business while they’re still in their 20’s. We applaud companies like Facebook, Warby Parker, and…

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How the Millennial Money Man Created Life Liquidity

As Bobby Hoyt neared graduation, his career seemed set. But a probing conversation with a family friend ignited a soul spark that ultimately led him down an unexpected path. While out waterskiing one day, a family friend began to ask about his student loan debt and his repayment plan. Hoyt’s intention to make minimum payments…

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Before You Hire Your Next Millennial… Read This

If you’re reading this post, you probably work with a Millennial. According to a recent study, Millennials already make up 60% of the workforce. By 2025, that percentage will increase to 75%. This has become a cause for concern among some leaders. The stereotypes being lazy, entitled, and self-centered have caused some businesses to put…

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Megan Dougherty on When to Trade Security for Opportunity

Megan Dougherty’s Dad always told her to, “Stay true, stay strong, and keep going no matter what.” She’s hoping that mantra will inspire her as she makes her next big transition. After working for Luck Companies as an Executive Coordinator for the past two years, she’s decided to take a leap of faith. She’s leaving…

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How to Thwart a Millennial Culture

How did Brian Halligan, co-founder and CEO of HubSpot, become interested in corporate culture? From simple statement from iRobot co-founder Colin Angle: “Culture is how people make decisions when you’re not in the room, and when you don’t have one, you can’t scale.” Hubspot and their leaders have not only built an engaging, empowering culture,…

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The Benefits of Being a Millennial (and How Every Generation Can Embrace It)

There was a point in my life where I questioned if there are any advantages to being a Millennial in today’s world. Stereotypes portray us as entitled, lazy, and idealistic. Many of us entered the workforce during a down economy when job opportunities were limited. Once we got a job, we began working alongside generations…

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10 Things This Millennial is Learning About Leadership

There are certain things in life that you can’t fully comprehend or understand until you’ve experienced it… finishing a marathon, being married, having a child (or so I’ve heard), Disney World. Leadership is also one of those things. Growing up, I was always interested in the topic of leadership. I would ask my dad questions…

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Close the Communication Gap: Tips For Millennial Job Seekers

Guest Post by Megan Ritter Communication skills are always considered valuable, regardless of your age. That said, Millennials and recent grads haven’t exactly been lauded for their spoken or verbal communication abilities. Blame it on the proliferation of texting or other ways of speaking through technology; either way, it has a (sometimes) negative effect on this…

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One Thing Every Millennial Should Learn from Our Mentors

When it comes to the discussion of generational leadership and how it is impacting today’s workplace, I can think of few topics more relevant than mentoring. In fact, if you take the time to do a quick Google search on “mentoring and Millennials” you’ll find dozens of articles from some of the foremost leadership sites…

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5 Reasons Why Millennials Need to Vote

Guest Post by Ryan Schoenike Earlier this year a poll by the Harvard University Institute of Politics found that less than 1 in 4 Millennials under 30 “definitely” plans to vote in this year’s midterm elections. It’s crazy, especially when you consider all the issues facing our generation. Of those issues, none seems to be…

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Collaborative Millennial Leaders: Common Sense Action

If you’re like me, when you hear the word collaboration, the first thing that springs to mind is the American political system. Okay, maybe not. But if Andrew Kaplan and Sam Gilman have anything to say about it, someday that might actually be true. These collaborative Millennial leaders formed Common Sense Action (CSA) as sophomores at…

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