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The Intergenerational Workplace: What is Considered “Millennial” Really Benefits Us All

October 17, 2017

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Football has been in the news for a lot of important reasons lately, but today I’d like to talk about a change in football and other sports that is less reported. Over the past few years, I’ve become fascinated with how athletic coaching techniques are evolving to better support millennial players. The most recent example is […]

How 5 “Old School” Industries Are Recruiting Millennials

June 9, 2017

It’s hard enough to attract and retain millennials to sexy tech companies, high-paying banking firms and other “hot” sectors. But what if you’re in a decidedly old school field or one that’s not top-of-mind for many job seekers? Here are some of the lessons these industries have learned that you can apply to your own […]

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What Millennials Want at Work (Hint: It’s Not Always More Money)

March 17, 2017

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Are you struggling to find the formula to attract and retain millennials? If so, you’re not alone. Managers in every industry wonder how to nab high-performing employees and then keep them engaged, productive and satisfied once they’re on the job. The challenge is doubly confounding when would-be bosses realize they can’t always solve the problem […]

Beyond Banking: How a Wide Variety of Industries Are Attracting and Retaining Gen Y

July 8, 2016

Do lawn care companies and law firms face the same talent challenges? On the surface, it might not seem like it. But I’ve learned that one challenge appears to affect virtually all industries today: attracting and retaining millennials. And while some industries, such as banking, law and consulting, get a lot of the buzz around […]

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Beyond Banking: How a Wide Variety of Industries Are Attracting and Retaining Gen Y

The Millennial Retention Idea You Need to Borrow Right Now

June 29, 2016

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Ask any manager what their No. 1 talent issue is, and I can almost guarantee they will offer some variable of “attract and retain millennials.” That’s why I was so happy to meet Whitney Proffitt, manager of campus recruiting at investment consulting company Cambridge Associates, and hear about a millennial council the firm has developed. […]

The Millennial Retention Idea You Need to Borrow Right Now

Beyond Perks: These Companies Are Getting Creative to Keep Millennials on Board

January 15, 2016

For a long time, the conversation about attracting and retaining millennial employees focused on perks. Over the past few years, companies have realized that creating a millennial-friendly environment doesn’t just mean video games and free granola bars. Employers are making significant strides in offering benefits that are important to millennials, from open offices to flexible […]

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