Category Archives: Gen Y

Everything You Need to Know About Being a Real Adult [Infographic]

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What does being a real adult mean, anyway? You’ve finally reached the start of your adult life. You’ve left your childhood behind. The responsibility for who you are and who you will become now lies squarely on YOUR shoulders alone. You have some big decisions to make.   

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How to Get Noticed (In a Good Way) at Work in Your 20’s

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People who are older have to deal with ageism. Those of us fresh out of college have to deal with it too. Some people don’t think we’re capable of much. Some really underestimate our ability.

So here are some things that we can do in our twenties to prove all those haters wrong.    

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Millennials + Politics: The Leadership Landscape as it Stands

I Voted

This election year almost every member of the Millennial generation will be eligible to vote. True: historically, young voters don’t exactly show up in large numbers for major elections… but if Millennials do this time, it could have a major impact on the Presidential and Congressional elections. With that as the backdrop, and knowing that talking about politics can be a dangerous arena to enter, we think it’s important to understand what Millennials really expect in their leaders, how they see the current political landscape and what they might do differently when it’s their turn to lead our country. On Tuesday at   

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10 Lessons Learned From the First Jobs of Successful Entrepreneurs

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Sure, we hear stories of recent grads jumping into six-figure jobs right out of school. But chances are those dream jobs aren’t their first jobs!

So we asked ten very successful members of the Young Entrepreneur Council this question: What was your first job and what did you learn from it?   

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5 Myths About Post-Grad Life That Are Simply NOT True

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Unfortunately, the media loves making unfair generalizations about Millennials so much that we’ve actually started to believe some of them ourselves.

To all you college seniors who are currently being bombarded with disheartening half-truths about yourself, your classmates, your job prospects, your social life, and your financial stability, allow me to bust up some of those myths for you…   

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Let’s Cut the Crap: What Do Millennials REALLY Want From Employers?

Millennial Think Tank

Now the largest generation in the American workplace, employers and marketers alike have been watching, studying, and pontificating on what will motivate, inspire, and retain Millennials.

This Tuesday at 5 pm PT/8 pm ET we’ll get our Think Tank back together to cut through the crap and find out directly from the source: What do millennials REALLY want from their employers?   

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