Articles about Millennials

Humor

The definitive guide to working with the Millennial species

Millennials are a humanoid form presently perplexing the professional world. Never before has such an incomprehensible and downright mysterious breed had the propensity to darken hiring managers’ moods the world over.

News

These are the states where you’ll find the highest-earning millennials

The rankings didn't include which cities have the best avocado toast.

News

Survey: 75% of millennials think ‘job hopping’ looks good

While there's certainly been an ongoing debate about the extent that millennials actually change jobs, recent research from global staffing firm Robert Half found that 75% of people ages 18-34 think it’s possible for "job hopping" to be good for their careers.

News

Female-only coworking space accused of discrimination

Are women only co-working spaces really discriminatory?

Career Advice

What are millennials doing wrong when it comes to their careers?

Here are the major themes I notice from my millennial peers, clients, and friends who have not found success in their careers.

office life

Survey: These are the biggest distractions in the workplace

While open office spaces can have perils all their own, you don't necessarily have to work in one to get distracted at work.

News

Almost 1/3 of millennials say they would dump their partner for a $37,000 raise

When financial services company Comet surveyed 364 single working millennials without children, they found that millennials were willing to sacrifice a romantic relationship for the right price.

News

Survey: Millennials want passion more than money

New research on millennials at work shows that when they get a new job, the most popular top priority is being in a role they're passionate about.

Science of Work

Study: Perfectionism is on the rise among millennials

While holding to yourself to a high standard can help you strive for success, perfectionism can also hold your career back when it becomes your only metric for success and satisfaction.

Advice

4 important career lessons for millennials

Whether you're a recent college graduate or just a few years out, we could all benefit from some career advice.

Office Life

How Generation Xers are driving Millennials crazy in the workplace (and vice versa)

The culture gap between Generation X and Millennials can cause friction at work. Here's why, and how you can try to bridge the generation gap.

Job Search

These are the 10 best high-paying jobs for millennials

Saddled with debt and wary of an unstable job market, millennials are looking for lucrative work, a study has found.

Productivity

Phone calls 101: For Millennials

Phone calls are coming back in a big way. And if picking up the phone for a quick conversation isn’t quite your default yet, it might be in the near future.

News

Tech workers worry about age discrimination at age 40: Study

Forty-three percent of U.S. tech workers fear losing their position because of age discrimination, with 18% concerned about this “all the time.”

News

Survey: Millennials are much more likely to share their salary than other generations

Knowing what your friends and colleagues make in a similar field is empowering in making sure you’re being compensated fairly. Would you share your salary?

The Future of Work

Do you need a Millennial mentor? Get ready for the latest fad to hit corporate America

The millennial generation has gotten a bad rap — but they could be what companies need to survive. Do you need a millennial mentor?

Advice

20 harsh, but necessary, lessons you learn in your 20s

Your 20s are a time of change and development. Learning harsh but necessary life lessons will smooth the path for your future success.

Advice

Listen up: Retaining millennial employees takes good ears

Millennials may be a different breed of employee but they are here to stay so listen to them and make the necessary adjustments for their success and the success of your business.

Millennials

Millennials are telling you why your company stinks but you’re not listening: A Q&A with Simon Sinek

Millennials are sending a message that many companies don't get.

Levelling Up

Half of millennials would rather start their own business than work for someone else

Millennials believe that the only job security is in working for yourself.

The Future of Work

Surprise! Ladders survey of workers says millennials are impoverished workaholics

Millennials are different from previous generations in what they want at work — but not in the ways people expect.

Age in the Workplace

Surprise: Millennials stay in jobs longer than Gen X ever did

As is frequently the case, millennials get a bad rap.

Age in the Workplace

5 ways to make millennial workers less stressed and more successful

The way different generations experience stress is a major factor in performance. Here's how to be more successful managing Millennial workers.