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Colbert, Arianna & Michelle address Class of 2013

By: Josh Dehaas Macleans May 21, 2013 Words of wisdom for Generation Me It’s commencement season. For many Canadian students and their families, that means sitting in stuffy rooms listening long-winded speeches from important people of whose stature they have only just learned from the program in front of them. For a lucky few Americans, this […]

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A Few Quick Stats

Check out these US Stats about the Millennial generation “According to the Millennial Generation Research Review, 27 percent of millennials are self-employed. 80 percent of millennials sleep with their phones next to their beds.”  

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Young Minds: Millennials facing increased rates of stress compared to other generations

By: Allison Vuchnich and Carmen Chai Global News May 9, 2013 TORONTO — They may not have kids to feed, house mortgages to pay or a minivan, but Canada’s generation of the future is feeling the stress. Millennials — or those 18 to 33 years old — are feeling the weight of the world on their shoulders, more […]

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3 Ways Millennials Can Master Job Interviews

By: J. MaureenHenderson Forbes May 6, 2013 Cat companions, leisurely phone calls, interjections from overbearing dads – a recent USA Today piece put the spotlight on the job interview sins of Millennials and there are plenty to catalog. You’d think basic skills in how to present yourself in such a way as not to alienate those folks who […]

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Will Millennials Become Generation X-treme?

By Ron Fournier National Journal May 5, 2013 Polarization may have legs. A Harvard study suggests that young Americans are becoming more divided politically, giving rise to a chilling thought: The so-called millennials could become “Generation X-treme.” “Young adults seem to have the same view about politics as the rest of us,” said Esten Perez, communications director for the Institute of […]

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The Fight for Millennials

By: Charlie Cook National Journal May 3, 2013 President Obama carried the 18-to-29-year-old voting bloc by 34 points in 2008 and by 23 points last year. But a new national survey of millennial voters conducted by Harvard’s Institute of Politicssuggests this emerging generation might not be as locked into the Democratic camp as conventional wisdom suggests, and […]

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Millennials want to be rich, have everything – but don’t want to work hard, study finds

By: Zosia Bielski The Globe and Mail May 3, 2013 Today’s teens are more materialistic but less willing to work for their toys than baby boomers were when they were in high school, according to an incendiary new study that assessed the work ethic of three generations of high-school seniors. “Compared to previous generations, recent high-school graduates are […]

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Millennials Want to Donate to Charities, Save the World. Really

By: Heesun Wee CNBC May 3, 2013 Forget T-shirts. If you’re in the business of asking people for donations, usual outreach strategies such as hawking candy bars, e-mail blasts and mass mailers are getting some competition. Nimble charities and philanthropists are instead discovering crowdfunding as an effective, efficient tool for collecting money from the masses. The […]

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Boomers Finally Leaving Workforce: But are Millennials Ready to Step Up?

By: Kate Rogers FOXBusiness May 2, 2013 As more boomers age out of the American workforce, their employers are having a hard time filling their shoes. According to a new report from Citigroup, firms are facing constraints on the availability of qualified labor resources as older workers age out of the workforce or reduce their hours, […]

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Banking in 2023: what’s a branch?

By: John Armstrong The Globe and Mail April 30, 2013 Canadian banks have an enviable record for stability and performance over the past 20 years. Even into 2013, we are continuing to see remarkably good performance. However, the next few quarters are likely to be very challenging as key forces start to impact top- and […]

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