Posts Tagged ‘canadian Millennials’

What Millennials Need to Ask Their Parents

By: Jillian Keenan The New York Times April 25, 2013 There’s no good time to find out you have a brain tumor, but I think my father has a solid claim on the worst luck ever in this regard. When he got the bad news, I was camping. Not just camping, actually — I was […]

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Why Aren’t College Students Using LinkedIn To Find Jobs?

By: Bryan S Hall ReadWrite April 23, 2013 The jobless numbers in the U.S. remain an ongoing concern throughout the country. For college students and recent graduates, often dubbed “millennials,” the numbers are even worse. More than half of recent graduates are either unemployed or underemployed. Despite these figures, according to a recent survey, nearly […]

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Road to homeownership ain’t what it used to be says Gen Y: TD poll

TD Canada Trust Canada Newswire April 23, 2013 TORONTO, April 23, 2013 /CNW/ – From high property prices to tighter lending conditions, young first-time homebuyers today say they face challenges that their parents didn’t have to worry about. According to new research from TD Canada Trust, Generation Y (or, Millennials) identifies three main obstacles to […]

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Australia casts its spell on Canada’s millennials

By: Susan Krashinsky The Globe and MailApril 11, 2013 Among the bizarre and fascinating things that Australia has contributed to the world – including a pink lake, news stories involving shark wrestling, and the astonishing ability to lose a prime minister in the ocean – is the fact that now, “chief funster” is an actual […]

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CANADA: ‘Hide Your Education if You Want a Job!’

By: Jennifer Blastorah The Huffington Post (The Blog) March 27, 2013 Returning to Canada in the autumn of 2011, after completing my master’s degree abroad, I had high hopes of starting a career. Fluent in German, with international experience, educated in Canada and Germany, and with plenty of practical work experience, I was hopeful that […]

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The six ways Generation Y will transform the workplace

By: Lauren Friese and Cassandra Jowwerr of TallentEgg Special to The Globe and Mail Mar. 12, 2013 More than 12 million strong and representing more than one-third of Canada’s population, Generation Y is the largest demographic cohort to come after the baby boomers. Born between 1981 and 2000, members of Generation Y, also known as […]

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Generation Burnout: Gen Y Women in the Workplace

Abacus Data stats on Gen Y Women are quoted in the October 2012 edition of Flare Magazine. Check out the article here, Flare Magazine October 2012.

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Millennial thoughts on pension reform

By David Coletto QMI Agency October 23, 2012 In last week’s tabling of the second budget implementation bill, the federal government announced major changes to the pension plans of MPs and federal public servants. Starting in January 2013, all federal government employees will have to make larger contributions to their pension, 50% up from 37%. […]

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‘Hipster’ Is Not a Real Job Declares BC Government Campaign

The Huffington Post BC Posted October 10, 2012 A B.C. government ad trying to promote skilled-trade jobs in the province is baffling people instead with a message that “hipster is not a real job.” The slogan is part of a $15-million campaign on B.C. buses, reported Canadian Business. The ads direct people to a job-posting […]

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