Monthly Archive: February 2016

Feb 29

Millennials are “financially fragile,” study finds

  Plenty of millennials are headed down the wrong path financially, judging by the findings of a new survey. According to the PwC survey released by George Washington University’s Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center, which analyzed the financial behaviors and thoughts of 5,500 respondents between 23 and 25 years old, millennials are ill-equipped to manage …

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Feb 29

Radical Rant: Why Do Millennials Want President Bernie Sanders? Legal Marijuana! | High Times

Tonight is the New Hampshire presidential primary, and Hillary Clinton is trailing Bernie Sanders by double digits leading up to tonight’s vote. Establishment Democrats are certainly feeling the Bern as their plan for an inevitable Clinton coronation has been derailed by the Sanders phenomenon. Most vexing to the punditocracy is Bernie’s overwhelming support among young …

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Feb 29

3 CEOs’ Perspective on Culture, Millennials, and Purpose

Our CEO, David Niu, recently joined a panel discussion at the Seattle World Trade Center to talk about employee engagement, transparency, and work culture. Joining him wereLimeade CEO Henry Albrecht and PayScaleCEO Mike Metzger. Hosting the panel discussion was Teri Citterman, author of From the CEO’s Perspective. Q: What is the number one thing it takes …

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Feb 29

Millennials and socialism: What’s the attraction?

A financial expert laments that millennials are leaning more towards socialism, arguing that that particular age group is doing so without foresight and a full understanding of the ideology. “I think they move more toward socialism unknowing,” says Dan Celia of Financial Issues Stewardship Ministries. “I think that they hear some of the programs of the …

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Feb 29

Nearly Half of Millennials Don’t Want to Be Homeowners – 24/7 Wall St.

Not only is the millennial generation buying fewer cars than its predecessors, it seems that millennials are also less interested in buying homes. A lot less interested. According to a new report from Bankrate, 44% of millennials don’t want to own a home right now. Bankrate’s conclusion is that this data point suggests that “more …

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Feb 29

Millennials in emerging markets express career optimism | CIO

Infosys asked thousands of millennials in several countries how they feel about the current and future tech job market. The disparity in results between younger workers in emerging and developing markets may surprise. It’s accepted wisdom that millennials see the job market differently than previous generations. However, millennials themselves have different perspectives based on their …

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Feb 29

Companies revamp workplaces to attract millennials

Companies revamp workplaces to attract millennials 2/9/2016 The search for top millennial talent has some companies revamping their workplaces and opening up offices in the downtowns of cities, panelists at a WEDA conference said. That includes companies such as Johnson Controls, whose Adient automotive spinoff will be headquartered in a downtown Milwaukee building that’s still …

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Feb 29

YouGov | Millennials lack trust in American justice

Few millennials have much trust in the police and nearly half think America’s police and courts are fundamentally unjust Since the murder of Trayvon Martin the rights and wrongs of the American justice system have become one of the main points of contention in American society. The Black Lives Matter movement, a diffuse grouping of …

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Feb 28

Millennials are lagging behind Boomers in entrepreneurship

Millennials may be surpassing by Gen X in the workforce, but a new government report says they’re not opening their own businesses quite yet. The Small Business Administration’s advocacy office found less than 2 percent of people born between 1982 and 2000 said they were self-employed, compared to 7.6 percent of Gen X-ers and 8.3 …

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Feb 28

8 Tips for Holding on to Your Millennial Talent

2015 was the year Millennials surpassed both Baby Boomer and Gen Xers to become the largest generation in the workforce, according to research from the U.S. Census Data compiled by the Pew Research Center. Adults aged 18 to 34 make one in three of all American employees, and that number will continue to rise as …

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