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Millennial and Multigenerational Workplace Expert Lindsey Pollak's blog covers future of work topics. Dive in below to learn how to navigate these unprecedented times in the workplace.

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Offering Online Trainings During the Coronavirus Pandemic? Make Sure You’re Reaching All Generations of Employees

April 9, 2020

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With much of the United States workforce sheltering in place, many work projects have been put on hold for the foreseeable future. In response, some companies have begun offering workplace training programs to make the best use of employee time.  Many of these trainings are distributed digitally, which makes some employers fear that only Millennials […]

What Does Flexibility Mean in the Workplace? The Answer Might Surprise You

December 5, 2019

“Young People Are Going To Save Us All From Office Life,” cheered the headline of a recent New York Times article that caught my eye. As the article explored, flexibility is often cited as the highest priority for newer professionals as they evaluate jobs. But I would argue that, in our current five-generation environment,  workplace […]

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Top 4 States and Cities Offering Financial Incentives to Relocate Remote Workers

November 21, 2019

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Are you a remote worker who conducts business from home or a co-working space? This post is for you. Over the past fifty years, the U.S. has seen a massive demographic shift from rural areas to cities. This means many states have populations that are dwindling and rapidly aging. Some geographic regions are not able […]

Why Millennials Need Side-Businesses

January 14, 2014

The following guest post by Kimberly Palmer is based on her new book, “The Economy of You: Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur and Recession-Proof Your Life,” which comes out this week. Moonlighting has become the new reality for our generation. For 20-somethings who often find themselves underpaid and under-employed, side-gigs provide much-needed income as well as […]

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Now Trending in the Millennial Workplace

November 22, 2013

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In my “Now Trending” series, I curate five recently published articles that capture the future of work or embrace the Millennial mindset. Share your favorite articles of the week in a comment! Faced With Graying Workforce, Nestlé to Start Major Recruitment Drive According to this Wall Street Journal article, Nestle will begin a major initiative […]

Now Trending in the Millennial Workplace

November 8, 2013

In my “Now Trending” series, I curate five recently published articles that capture the future of work or embrace the Millennial mindset. Share your favorite articles of the week in a comment! 10 Workplace Trends that Affect the Way We Work This Miami Herald piece focuses on many trends I think are closely tied to […]

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From Freelance to Full-time on LinkedIn

November 5, 2013

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Throughout the past several years, the challenging job market and growing acceptance for working virtually have led to a boom in freelancing and contract positions. Many job seekers eagerly took on these roles and thrived in them. If you’ve been a freelancer, consultant or contractor and are now ready to work full time again, here […]

Millennials at Work: Gen Ys and Teamwork

October 15, 2013

The infamous traits of the Millennial generation have been studied, discussed and debated far and wide: they’re always connected, they’re ambitious, they’re approval-oriented and more. In this series of blog posts, “Millennials at Work,” I’m diving into each of these stereotypes and discussing how they impact this generation and those of us who work with […]

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