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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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Don’t Buy Into These Millennial Myths

August 15, 2014

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As I said in the Tomorrow@Work report for the Hartford’s Trends Forecast, this is the year Millennials will finally be taken seriously as leaders, and we’ll end the Millennial-bashing once and for all. The media is turning a corner from portraying Millennials as “entitled,” “coddled” and “addicted to their smartphones” and realizing they represent the […]

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Now Trending in the Millennial Workplace: Rotational Programs, the New New SAT and More

March 14, 2014

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! Can This Online Course Get Me A Job? The online education marketplace continues to evolve with a new initiative to legitimize its role […]

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Millennials at Work: Instant Gratification and the Need for Speed

February 11, 2014

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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 […]

Now Trending in the Millennial Workplace

January 24, 2014

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! 5 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Motivate Millennials at Work I love this Forbes piece by fellow She’s the First board member Denise Restauri […]

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Why Millennials Need Side-Businesses

January 14, 2014

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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 […]

Now Trending in the Millennial Workplace

November 22, 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! Faced With Graying Workforce, Nestlé to Start Major Recruitment Drive According to this Wall Street Journal article, Nestle will begin a major initiative […]

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Millennials at Work: Gen Ys and Teamwork

October 15, 2013

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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 […]

How to Attract Millennial Employees

August 27, 2013

According to an often-cited report from the Business and Women Professional’s Foundation, Generation Y will make up almost 75% of the world’s workforce by 2025.  With just a little over a decade to go, the smart employer is taking a look now at ways to attract the next generation of talent.  I have spoken with […]

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