Monthly Archive: February 2016

Feb 28

The Millennial Report: Finding Work You Love, Not Work You Tolerate | My World content from The VAR Guy

When it comes to stark differences between millennials and other generations, one of the things that is discussed most is the concept of working for “more than just a paycheck.” And no, I don’t mean that millennials are not dead-set on finding employment with health insurance, or a 401k, or even vacation time. What I’m …

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Feb 28

Here’s What Millennials Want From Their Workplace

Millennials, on more than one occasion, have been called the “me, me, me” generation. So when you’re part of that generation, and you read a title like the one for this article, it may be tempting to think, “Here we go again: another post telling me how much I want a bean bag chair in …

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Feb 28

Why Are Millennials Narcissistic? Blame Income Inequality

Millennials have heard it before: People born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s are the most narcissistic, individualistic and self-absorbed generation in recorded history. Plenty of people have tried to explain this shift, pointing fingers at coddling parents and social media. But research actually suggests thatmillennials aren’t especially awful, as generations go. In …

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Feb 28

Millennials Make Happiness A Financial Priority | Equities.com

Millennials, who are individuals born between 1980 and 2000, officially outnumbered baby boomers last year, as they now comprising one-fourth of the total US population. Currently 81.1 million strong, this group is influencing society as a whole, from how we communicate to how couples divvy up finances. Totaling 21% of consumer discretionary purchases and with …

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Feb 28

Why Millennials Prefer Snapchat Over Facebook Inc (FB)?

Millennials continue to prefer Snapchat over Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). What is the primary reason for it? They seemed to have realized the social consequences of posting every minute details or status in the page. As long as, it meant that sharing of wall posts or status updates on a constant basis, and minute details of their …

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Feb 28

Love, Money and the Generational Divide

A new survey by BeFrugal explores the role of finances in romantic relationships. By the time a couple has gotten married, almost all (94% of Americans) have become comfortable sharing their financial status with their partner. However, the path towards marriage is filled with milestones and when it comes to money, varying degrees of openness. …

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Feb 28

What Facebook Knows About Banking and Millennials

Here are four key financial marketing insights Facebook uncovered by mining thousands of conversations among its Millennial users. Nearly anything market researchers and social scientists could ever want to know about consumers could be gleaned from Facebook’s ginormous database. It is quite possibly the biggest collection of consumer insight in the world — a virtual …

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Feb 28

Millennials: Fast and fearless – Local – Ohio

What would the world be like if millennials ran the show? In their own word: Chaotic. It can’t be helped, according to eight representatives of the generation brought together in a Beacon Journal focus group. Millennials (currently ages 18-35) were raised in an accelerated society. There’s no time for long, methodical processes. By the time …

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Feb 28

5 Tips For Recruiting the Best Millennials

Millennials are the largest generation within the workforce and offer employers a set of skills unique to this age group; so knowing how to attract them to your company is essential. Forget about just posting a job description on different websites and waiting for the applications to pour in! Instead, be proactive and use these …

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Feb 28

This is the end of marriage, capitalism and God. Finally! – Salon.com

The next big thing isn’t a clever gadget or miracle drug—it’s a way of life: not a breakthrough invention but a social innovation. And it’s not so much a beginning as it as a series of endings. Rising numbers of young people are now deciding to do everything their parents didn’t. They’re eschewing cultural and …

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