In light of the reality that Millennial women outnumber men in college classrooms, are on the verge of closing the pay gap (at least temporarily) and that they rank high-achieving careers as a bigger life priority than do their male counterparts, ...
Dans une vidéo qui a récemment fait le tour d'internet, on peut voir des enfants à qui l’ont met un walkman entre les mains et qui semblent bien incapables de pouvoir trouver une quelconque utilité à l’objet. Fake ou non, elle est symptomatique de changements majeurs dans nos sociétés.
The Great Recession spared no one, but it fell especially hard on millennials. They suffered the highest unemployment rates, which academic evidence shows this will permanently reduce their wages. In the meantime, student debt has skyrocketed to record levels. The result: Their greatest financial hardship may come decades from now, when they retire.
Experts have seen a shift to late first-time births in American women, attributing it to societal changes and advances in medicine. The choice to pursue higher levels of education, focus on careers, marrying at a later age, and recognizing the financial realities of motherhood are also factors deterring many women from becoming young moms.
"Climate change is affecting the American people now," concluded a recently-released landmark government report, the National Climate Assessment, "and that choices we make will affect our future and that of future generations."
The implications of that statement aren't lost on even the youngest Millennials. Three out of four teens told The Nature Conservancy “previous generations have damaged our environment and left it to our generation to fix it.”
I spent a good part of 2013 and early 2014 writing about higher taxes that were just around the corner for their clients due to the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. But I never anticipated I'd be writing Uncle Sam a four-figure check.
Generation Y may be the most entrepreneurial generation on the planet. Parents have raised their children to value independence, personal aspirations and meaningful work. Rather than wait for the ideal job in a competitive job market, many graduates are charting their own path and finding ways to fund their aspirations.
Both reformers and traditionalists view technology as a way to control students — and they're getting it very wrong (RT @jpalfrey: Education’s war on millennials: Why everyone is failing the “digital generation”
NEW YORK – The Millennial generation is great at many things: texting, social media, selfies. But buying a home? Not so much. Just 36% of Americans under the age of 35 own a home, according to the Census Bureau.
Search the Internet and you find a ton of theories on how to engage Millennials at work. Fair enough given those born between 1980 and 1999 are tomorrow’s leaders, if they aren’t there already. Yet (We can learn from those who are younger!
Now that a breakthrough in shale drilling technology has U.S. oil and gas production booming, an aging workforce is welcoming a new generation of wildcatters, engineers, and aspiring oil barons. After years of failing to attract and retain young talent, the industry is suddenly brimming with upstart millennials such as Hiduke—oil and gas veterans call it “the great crew change.”
Most "Gen X" and "Gen Y" homebuyers are using mobile devices when they search for homes, but when it comes to choosing an agent, buyers of all ages are much more likely to rely on referrals from a friend, relative or neighbor than to end up with an...