Category Archive: Millennial Mindsets

Aug 30

Millennials Continue To Buck Trends By Building Careers On Social Media

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram have become such staples of our everyday lives that we often forget how powerful they are. But for the thousands of millennials across the nation, the reach of social media is not lost, because many of them are using these networks to earn their living. Characterizing …

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Aug 23

Being a breadwinner makes millennial men miserable, study says | News & Observer

Recent years have seen a lot of dialogue on women in the workplace, with studies showing women tend to be less stressed at work than at home, breaking thoughts on traditional gender roles. But what about the men? A new study shows that men are equally unhappy when forced into their traditional breadwinner role, at …

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Apr 14

Millennials: More Miserable Than Ever Before | Fox Business

Born between 1980 and 2000, the Millennials have thrown a wrench into American society that puzzles older generations. Dr. Jean Twenge, professor of psychology at San Diego State University, first explained the differences between Millennials and other generations in her 2006 ground breaking book “Generation Me: Why Today’s Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled …

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Apr 09

Gallup: Millennials secure in First Amendment rights | News for College Students | USA TODAY College

A Bald Eagle (Photo: Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images) When it comes to the First Amendment on campus, U.S. students have some conflicting viewpoints, a national survey of students and adults from Gallup, released this week, has found. As a whole, however, they’re “highly confident” about the security of their five rights, particularly when it comes to freedom of the press (81%), …

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Apr 07

What Do Millennials Want? Hotels Have Some Ideas – The New York Times

  Hotels are concluding that millennial travelers want three things: customized experiences, digital convenience and relevant information on social media. Call it Canopy by Hilton, Moxy by Marriott or Element by Starwood, traditional hotel chains are catering to the tastes of young adults who have never known a world without the Internet. Even Best Western, …

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Apr 07

Why General Mills is investing in food startups – CSMonitor.com

The next hot food trend could have some hefty financial backing. General Mills, Campbell Soup Co., and Coca-Cola are all throwing their hat in the ring to support food innovation, chiefly in response to growing demand for organic and natural options. 301 Inc., General Mills’ venture capital arm, announced in early March that it had …

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Apr 07

Inside the NYC Building That Offers Nirvana for Millennials | TIME

Walk into Manhattan’s 110 Wall St., pass the barista slinging cappuccinos, take the elevator to the 11th floor and step out. The first thing you’ll see is a wall painted with a newspaper headline cheering the anniversary of the end of Prohibition. Brightly colored doors and parked bicycles line the hallway, which leads to a …

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Apr 07

What Millennials Want

Advisors are scrambling to find ways to serve millennials, the youngest generation of workers. This cohort, comprising those age 15 to 34 and born between 1980 and 1999, number 87 million according to the U.S. Census. They now make up the nation’s largest generation ever, surpassing baby boomers. This year, millennials became the largest segment …

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Apr 07

Millennials Like Socialism — Until They Get Jobs | Cato Institute

  Millennials are the only age group in America in which a majority views socialism favorably. A national Reason-Rupe survey found that 53 percent of Americans under 30 have a favorable view of socialism compared with less than a third of those over 30. Moreover, Gallup has found that an astounding 69 percent of millennials …

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Apr 04

Socially conservative platform upsets millennials at Washoe GOP convention

The Washoe County Republican Party adopted a platform at their county convention on Saturday many young Republicans felt was too focused on socially conservative issues – and might turn potential voters away during the general election. A majority of party members ratified the platform without debate, including planks such as denying man-made climate change, defining marriage as between …

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