Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 30

Millennials Choose Facebook For eProcurement | PYMNTS.com

The younger the procurement official, the more likely they are to migrate towards digital channels, like websites and social media platforms, to source goods and services for their companies. That’s according to new research from Sacunas, which found that a new generation of professionals is shaping the evolution of eProcurement. A survey released by the …

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Mar 30

At West Point, millennial cadets say rigid military career tracks are outdated

WEST POINT, N.Y. — When Megan McNulty, a 22-year-old cadet at the United States Military Academy here, graduates this spring, she won’t be heading off to a conventional unit at an Army installation. Instead, she’ll start her Army career spending a year in Dublin, Ireland, studying international development at University College. She’s among a small minority of West Point students who …

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Mar 30

Capture & Engage Gen Y/Millennial Meeting Goers with Technology | TSNN Trade Show News

  For trade show and conference planners looking to capture and engage more Generation Y/Millennial attendees, accommodating their technology needs to be a top priority. These digital natives rely on their mobile devices for much of their communication, information sharing, socializing and networking. When they attend an event, the expectations are that technology will be …

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Mar 30

Remaking the status quo: How the American dream changed for millennials | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Louis Delgado works on prototyping an app while drinking coffee in The Beat, 520 E. Fremont St., in downtown Las Vegas March 14. F. Andrew Taylor/ViewNeon Rebirth: The post-recession American Dream in Las Vegas By F. ANDREW TAYLOR VIEW STAFF WRITER For millennials — a term that loosely defines the generation of people currently in …

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Mar 30

Generation Z job-seekers turn to smartphones for help | 89.3 KPCC

If you’re a teenager looking for a job, get in line. Or go online, and you’re bound to discover – as older generations have – that the process of finding work is more tedious than it once was. Those teens, who are part of what demographers call “Generation Z,” are starting to nudge their way …

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Mar 26

Millennials and Gen Z in the Workplace

They are determined, tech savvy, a little self-absorbed and none of them are older than 25. Millennial and Gen Z  students, age 18-24, used Adecco Staffing USA’s Way to Work study to tell us how they see the world of work. What did we learn about Generation Now? Millennials and Gen Z are hopeful. 50% of respondents feel ‘determined’ …

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Mar 26

Employers and Gen Z: Time to Lay The Foundation For the Next Wave of Talent | TLNT

Millennials were the primary focus of marketers and recruiters for most of the last decade. And for good reason: More than one-in-three American workers today fall into the age group. However, as 18-35 year-olds settle into the workforce for the foreseeable future, it’s important to realize that the next drove of talent is on its …

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Mar 26

3 Things Employers Should Know About Generation Z and Technology | ITA Group

As mentioned in part one and part two of this series, today’s workplaces are made up of five generations: Traditionalists, born between 1930–1945 Baby boomers, born between 1946–1964 Generation X, born between 1965–1980 Millennials, born between 1981–1997 Generation Z, born after 1997 It goes without saying that there has been a seismic technological shift since the traditionalists …

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Mar 26

Know Your Generations of Recruiting Software | 2016-03-22 | Talent Management

Today, there are five generations in the workforce: traditionalists, boomers, Gen X, millennials and, chomping at the bit, Gen Z. Each generation is defined by the events in their individual histories and brings a slightly different view on what work is, how it’s performed and what value it holds. The differentiations have been reported well, …

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Mar 26

Attracting next generation of employees is the greatest business challenge for HR leaders | Training Journal

A major new study published by Capita Resourcing today reveals that 83 per cent of HR leaders believe the workforce expectations of this generation are not far from what companies already offer. Nicola McQueen, Managing Director, Capita Resourcing, stated: “Businesses need to see Gen Z as agents of change that can act as the driving force behind new initiatives that benefit every generation …

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