Category Archive: Millennial Views on Work

Mar 17

US millennials feel more working class than any other generation | World news | The Guardian

Social survey data reveals downshift in class identity among 18-35s, with only a third believing they are middle class Carolina Cadavid, a 26-year-old college-educated assistant buyer in Boston, considers herself working class. Photograph: Scott Eisen for the Guardian Social survey data reveals downshift in class identity among 18-35s, with only a third believing they are …

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Mar 17

Millennials’ ambition tops loyalty | Medill Reports Chicago

MARCH 16, 2016 By Steven Porter Andrew Jachna switched jobs this month, less than a year after he finished college. The 23-year-old real estate analyst didn’t hesitate when he spotted an opportunity with another company he felt could keep his career moving forward. That mentality places him in good company for his age bracket. One …

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Mar 08

What Modern Workflow Means For Millennial Career Development – Forbes

The word “workflow” is one of those pieces of corporate jargon that means different things to different people. For my part, I view workflow as the day-to-day responsibilities of any given employee. And in these modern times, daily workflows are looking much different than they did just a generation ago. Over the average lifetime, a …

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Mar 08

New Workplace Trend: Vacation Shaming—Millennials Are Most Likely to Feel Guilty for Taking Time Off Work, Study Finds | Bulldog Reporter

Vacation shaming—being made to feel a sense of shame or guilt from co-workers for taking a vacation—has become prevalent in the American workplace, especially among Millennials, according to new research from Alamo Rent A Car. Findings from the 2016 Alamo Family Vacation Survey show more employed Millennials (59 percent) reported feeling a sense of shame …

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Mar 07

Millennials: Industrious, idealistic and in control

Millennials are now the majority. This year, the 18-to 34-year-old millennial generation (or Gen Y) is set to overtake Baby Boomers as the largest living generation, with 75.3 million versus 74.9 million Boomers, according to Pew. They are also the largest generational group in the workforce. If you run a startup, chances are you’ve encountered the …

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Mar 05

The Real Reason Millennials are Leaving Your Company | Monster.com

Most recently, I was brought into a firm to help them determine why so many Millennial workers were leaving their organization as quickly as they seemed to be arriving. Their concern about retaining employees was valid, as employee turnover was deeply impacting their ability to grow their business. I asked the CEO why he thought …

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Mar 05

A college career services expert explains why 20-somethings job-hop – Business Insider

Think millennials in your workplace are ready and willing to jump ship as soon as the going gets tough? Think again. Even though they are often labeled as “job-hoppers,” 80% of millennials believe they’ll work for four or fewer companies in their lifetime, according to a study by Bentley University. That’s not to say that …

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Mar 05

RELEASE: More Productivity, No Payoff: New CAP Analysis Shows How Millennials’ Wages Have Barely Budged Beyond Baby Boomer and Generation X Levels | Center for American Progress

Washington, D.C. — More productivity, but no payoff: That’s the bottom line of a new analysis from the Center for American Progress that compares median compensation for 30-year-olds from the Baby Boomer generation, Generation X, and the Millennial generation. The analysis reveals that Millennials today make around the same amount of money as 30-year-olds in 1984—when adjusted …

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Mar 05

What Millennials Want at Work | Fairygodboss

One of our advisors, Joanna Barsh is a long-time advocate of millennial women and has recently been studying millennials more broadly. She has just published high-level findings regarding what millennial professionals want at work. Her piece with co-authors Lauren Brown and Kayvan Kian, Barsh reminds us that every generation’s “young people” appear to be starkly different than the older …

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Mar 05

Millennials Adopt New Definition of Work in ‘Post-Work’ World – The Chronicle of Social Change

…tailored up kid in his chucks, stuffing X’s & O’s in his hashtags. Into rap like Saran he ain’t half bad, with a backpack make ya back crack call me ‘bam-bam’. Not the sandman but the same man, who transformed & evolved…” Lyrics like this echo off the walls at an open mic night in a …

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