Posts Tagged ‘USA’

For Politicians, Millennials Prove Hard To Pin Down

The emerging generation of politically active young Americans is shattering traditional notions of party affiliation and ideology in general. By Trisha Marczak | September 26, 2013 The emerging generation of millennials is shifting into a political power unlike those who have gone before, representing a new wave of Americans who no longer fit neatly into either major political […]

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The Outsiders: How Can Millennials Change Washington If They Hate It?

By: Ron Fournier The Atlantic Aug 26, 2013 Forget what you’ve read about the “Me, Me, Me Generation.” Here are four things you probably don’t know about the 95 million Americans born between 1982 and 2003: Millennials, in general, are fiercely committed to community service. They don’t see politics or government as a way to […]

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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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Why Millennials Need To Snag A Corporate Board Seat, Now

By: Kate Taylor Forbes July 29, 2013 Becoming a corporate director hasn’t crossed the mind of most of the 20-something women I know. If anything, board membership is a far off fantasy. But, as Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire convincingly argues in The Board Game, one of the best ways to establish a career is to position yourself on a […]

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Advisers Must Understand Millennials To Attract Them

By Gary M. Stern Investor’s Business Daily July 26, 2013 Members of the so-called millennial generation like to live for today. Many don’t consider hiring a financial planner. The wealth managers that require a minimum $250,000 investment make it hard to attract Gen Xs and Gen Ys who were born between 1970 to 2000 and haven’t […]

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Millennials want answers about the debt

By: James McKitrick The Baltimore Sun July 23, 2013 While the tentacles of Washington dysfunction reach all national demographics, one often overlooked group is our young adults — affectionately termed the “Millennials.” Obvious evidence of this has been Congress’ inability to thus far keep interest rates on student loans from rising sharply down the road. […]

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All My Exes Live in Texts: Why the Social Media Generation Never Really Breaks Up

By: Maureen O’Connor NY Magazine July 21, 2013 I have 700 friends on Facebook, 36 of whom I consider exes. Not all are ex-boyfriends—in the eleven years that “boyfriend” has been a name for men in my life, I have referred to nine as “boyfriends.” The rest are men I dated casually, guys I dated disastrously, make-out […]

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It may be a fool’s errand, but TV channels stalk millennial eyeballs

By: John Doyle The Globe and Mail July 29, 2013 If you get me started on millennials and television, I can go on and on. So let’s get started. Sean Combs came here the other day and made a pitch to TV critics, a passionate speech that included some definitive statements about television, youth and media. […]

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Housing recovery leaves Millennials behind

By: Hadley Malcolm and Barbara Hansen USA TODAY July 18, 2013 The house needed work — weatherproofing, a new back fence, a basement to transform into a bedroom — but the couple was excited nonetheless. The house would have been their first. Instead, two weeks after putting in a bid, Mila Gates, 27, and her husband […]

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