Pew Research found that 88 percent of Americans from the millennial generation (16 to 29 years old) read a book in the past year, while only 79 percent of those over 30 read a book in the same time frame.
A new report from two exhibition industry organizations details how young professionals choose an event to attend and what they seek out once they’re there. What do millennials want out of your meeting?
Snapchat is now the third most popular social app among millennials, according to a recent report by comScore, which finds that Snapchat has 32.9% penetration on these young users’ mobile phones, trailing only Instagram (43.1%) and Facebook (75.6%).
That means the app is more popular than Twitter, Pinterest, Vine, Google+ or Tumblr among the millennial demographic, which comScore defines as those between the ages of 18 and 34.
While much has been written about the perceived laziness of the youngest generations of adults, it is clear they are willing to think and act differently in their approach to employment. In that respect they have much to teach their parents. Here are some of the lessons boomers could learn.
USA TODAY Millenials top elderly in rate living with familes Iowa City Press Citizen It used to be seniors who were most likely to be living at home with family. New research shows young adults have reversed that trend.
According to a new report, over 60 percent of so-called millennials, people ages 18 to 29, do not own credit cards -- compared to the 35 percent of adults ages 30 and older who have also forgone having "plastic" in their wallets and purses.
We all live increasingly on our smartphones. In the U.S.—where 171.5 million people (71%) own such a device—smartphones have become the staple of everyday life and the on-the-go tool of choice for consumers looking to catch up on emails, tap their social networks or even tweet about a recent sports game.
Or do they? Millennials want to work on their own terms--without a bad boss micromanaging their every move.
In the 15 years I’ve been teaching MBA students, their career plans have changed dramatically. Until the early 2000s they aspired to work in traditional corporate jobs for companies like Deloitte, JPMorgan, and GE. After that, the top destinations became tech giants such as Apple, Google, and Facebook.
In the past few years; however, a new favorite career choice has emerged, which eclipses any other form of traditional employment--working for themselves or launching their own business.
More than half of college students chose to live at home to make school more affordable, according to Sallie Mae’s most recent How America Pays for College report. It saves a bundle, but what are the pros and cons?
At the moment, millennials are a generation of renters. Part of the reason is obvious: Money’s tight and houses are expensive. But some—myself and the Atlantic’s Derek Thompson included—have wondered if there might be a cultural component to our apparent aversion to homeownership as well, given that we’ve gotten our...
A lot has been said about millennials and what they expect out of life. The turn-of-the-century generation has been known to be filled with individuals craving a career that prioritizes social connections, continual learning and authenticity.
McDonald's may be the country's No. 1 fast-food chain and one of its most-beloved brands, but when it comes to millennials, the Golden Arches says it doesn't even rank among the demographic's top 10 restaurant chains.
While the recession pushed young adults to move in with their parents, a study released Thursday suggests that the millennial generation is poised to move out in droves, lift the number of new households formed and maybe even transform the housing market.