Posts Tagged ‘gen Y’

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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Conservative millennials avoid risky investments

By: Christine Dugas USA Today April 28, 2013 This year the Dow finally broke through the 14,000 barrier for the first time since October 2008, but no thanks to the risk-averse millennials. The millennial generation, which ranges in age from 18 to 34, has been raised during the stock market crash and the Great Recession. […]

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Managers to Millennials: Job interview no time to text

By: Paul Davidson USA Today April 28, 2013 Newly minted college graduates soon entering the job market could be facing another hurdle besides high unemployment and a sluggish economy. Hiring managers say many perform poorly — sometimes even bizarrely — in job interviews. Human resource professionals say they’ve seen recent college grads text or take […]

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Stuck in Traffic: Corporate perks keep Gen Y downtown

By:Steven D’Souza CBC News April 26, 2013 Sari Katz has the kind of commute most people in the Greater Toronto Area can only dream of. “It takes, by bike, six or seven minutes,” the 26-year old says about her ride to work at Google Canada’s headquarters in the heart of downtown Toronto. Katz works in […]

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The Unluckiest Generation: What Will Become of Millennials?

By: Derek Thompson The Atlantic April 26, 2013 The nearly 3.7 million American babies born in 1982 weren’t special, except to their families. But in the eyes of demographers, they were categorically different from the 3.6 million Americans born in 1981. They were the first members of a new club: Generation Y. This so-called millennial […]

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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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Millennials don’t worry about online privacy

By: Hadley Malcolm USA Today April 21, 2013 Millennials let it all hang out. Online that is. A new survey out from the University of Southern California’s Center for the Digital Future shows that Millennials are more willing than any other generation to post personal information online — especially if they get something out of […]

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