The Millennial generation is now in their early careers and they are becoming a major part of the U.S. workforce. Many companies, managers, and hiring professionals are doing their best to understand how to attract this early-career demographic to their businesses and organizations. NOTE: The terms “Millennial” and “GenY” will…continue
Millennials and the Gig Economy
Giving Thanks…gratitude from my heart
It’s Thanksgiving week. I hope I give thanks each day, however, I particularly enjoy the week of Thanksgiving and the focus on thinking through the year and counting my blessings. Clients! From a professional perspective, I am always grateful for my clients. The jobsearch is a treacherous undertaking. With rare…continue
How Millennials will make America Great Again!
Talking to Millennials has quickly become one of my favorite activities. I’ve been talking to them for over 11 years, however, especially during the last three years, Millennials have kindly spent hours with me, explaining their points of view and the challenges that are part of their jobsearch. Some of…continue
Millennials Attitudes: Disruptions to career launch
The formidable challenges facing most Millennials today
The formidable challenges facing Millennials today This is a series of blogs on behalf of the Millennial workforce. I am indebted to hundreds of Millennials who have conversed with me and clarified their thoughts as well as mine. The sequence includes: Who are the Millennials? My theory about the Millennial…continue
Why do millennials seem lazy, entitled, unmotivated and apathetic?
…at least some of them.
This is one in a lineup of blogs about the early-career generation known as the Millennials. They are a remarkable generation with unusual insights and enormous potential. The first blog attended to the misconceptions about the millennial generation and why generalizations can be misleading. The second blog in this series…continue
How to understand the Millennial mindset
—it’s the economy, stupid
As I voraciously learn everything I can about millennials, I roll my eyes at what people are saying about this early-career generation as they move from college into the workforce. By “Millennial”, I’m specifically referring to people, approximately 32 years old and younger, who are trying to earn an income….continue