Category Archive: Workplace Trends

Apr 12

Gender pay gap: Young women are asking for (and getting) more pay than men – Apr. 12, 2016

Women are likely to be paid less than men hired for the exact same role. Unless, that is, they’re recent college grads, a new study shows. Women in technology, sales or marketing with two years’ or less experience actually got salary offers that were 7% higher than those received by equally inexperienced men, according to …

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Apr 07

Business Must Embrace and Master New Technologies

A report says that the majority of respondents think the pace of technology in their industry will grow at a rapid or unprecedented pace in the next three years. A new report by Accenture Technology, a global professional services company, suggests that, in 2016, people will play a key role in harnessing the new organizational …

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Apr 04

Office desk phone dying? Millennials at Chattanooga’s startup companies don’t have them | Times Free Press

The office desk phone is dead. Long live the smart phone. That sums it up for many Millennials working in Chattanooga’s startup business community. “We don’t even have landlines at all,” said Mary Stargel, the “community manager” at Society of Work, a shared office space on the sixth floor of the Edney Building, the 10-story …

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Apr 03

Let’s Be Honest About Diversity: Age Matters Too

The conversation about diversity is finally opening up. We have a long way to go, but gender and ethnic equality are firmly on the agenda. From the law to the notoriously homogeneous tech industry, leaders are taking notice and working to create change. But there’s a gaping oversight in the conversation that’s too often ignored: …

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Mar 30

Gen Z: High Tech/High Touch – i4cp

John Naisbitt first developed the concept of high tech, high touch in his 1982 New York Times bestseller, “Megatrends.” He theorized that in a world of technology, people long for personal, human contact. Since then, however, we have seen the proliferation of technology and instant connectivity with anyone around the world. But, technology has increasingly …

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At West Point, millennial cadets say rigid military career tracks are outdated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

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 25

​Millennials: Free food at work, but no health care – CBS News

The millennials might be an actual Pepsi generation. This group of workers is more likely to get free food and snacks from their employers than they are to receive health care, dental coverage or retirement plans, according to a new survey from recruiting-software company Jobvite. About 35 percent of millennials receive free meals and snacks …

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Mar 24

Did Millennials Kill the 9-to-5 Workday, or Just Point Out That It’s Dead?

Millennials have taken the workplace by storm. They’re now the largest generation in the workforce and are tossing the 9-to-5 day, with dedicated cubicles and shared offices, out the window. They have fresh ideas for how, when and where we work, and as the younger Generation Z starts clocking in, organizations that haven’t prioritized flexibility and …

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Mar 22

New York Times Article Gives Millennials a Bad Name – The Muse

Millennials are entitled. They’re narcissistic. They’re spoiled and they’re lazy. Surely, you’ve heard all of this? And you’ve sighed, exasperated by the frequency of these stereotypical statements that fail to acknowledge that Millennials as a whole—like ever other generation—include incredibly awesome, ambitious people, as well as those who aren’t so great. At The Muse, we …

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