Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

Why paying millennials by the hour is a mistake

By: Eric Chester Fast Casual Aug. 13, 2013 Q. What’s the simplest way to pay an employee? A. Wage per hour. Simply multiply the number of hours worked by the agreed upon hourly wage, subtract taxes and presto — a paycheck! Hourly compensation has been a staple of the free enterprise system since Rosie fastened […]

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How Small Businesses Can Build A Relationship With Millennial Customers

By John Mason, General Manager of IBM‘s Midmarket Business Forbes Aug. 12, 2013 By 2017, millennials –- those consumers now in their mid-teens to mid-30s –- will have more spending power than any other generation in history. This is also a generation that has grown up with information at its fingertips, and isn’t afraid to use — or share […]

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5 Simple Ways Millennials Can Build Their Network

By: Heather R. Huhman Parade July 30, 2013 If you’re a Millennial, you’re at an advantage when it comes to networking. Why? Because you have the power of social media on your side. However, although your social-media- and technology-savvy have helped you meet professionals all over the world, you’re still missing out on an opportunity to […]

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Millennials And Anxiety: Is Generation Y Anxious?

By:  Aya Tsintziras The Huffington Post Canada July 26, 2013 High school English teacher Julia Arbuckle remembers the anxiety she felt when she was a student at the University of Toronto. “I was stressed because I was doing an arts degree,” she says, “and I thought, ‘How am I going to make it in life?’” Arbuckle, […]

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Getting Millennials to Love Their Jobs Isn’t About Pool Tables and Beer

By: Aneil Mishra PolicyMic July 04, 2013 Only 30% of employees are motivated at work, and that is up from 28% in 2010.  About half are disengaged, don’t really care if they are “there” or not, and the rest are actively disengaged, resulting in lost productivity and other costs to the organization, like turnover.  Which category do you […]

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How Millennial Moms Are Changing Motherhood

By: Katherine Wintsch Huffington Post May 28, 2013 The old childhood cadence is familiar: “Sally and Johnny sitting in tree, k-i-s-s-i-n-g…” For generations, the path to domestic bliss was pretty clearly mapped out for young women. Study hard, go to college, fall in love and get married. Check, check, check, check. Next up, buy a house in […]

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Life lessons for Generation ‘Why’

By: Emma Teitel Maclean’s May 21, 2013 New book teaches Millennials how to be grown-ups The news has two objectives: to report what’s just happened and to rehash, in the most sensational terms, what is apparently always happening. There’s the obesity beat, the what-gives-you-cancer beat, the housing-crash beat, and the most constant of these constants: the […]

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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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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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