Category: Generations

2017’s ‘Fourth Turning’ Crisis Period

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Fourth Turning Crisis Period

A book called The Fourth Turning by William Strauss and Neil Howe is undergoing a massive resurgence in sales. Twenty years after its original publication, its message is as urgent as ever, particularly as White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon is using it as a playbook to shape the agenda for the United States.  Private… continue reading »

5 Things Millennials are Thankful For

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Being a Millennial isn’t easy. More so than other generations, members of the Millennial generation are dealing with crushing levels of student debt. Forbes reported that 57 percent of Millennials “regret how much they borrowed” for education, and now it’s delaying Millennials’ ability to buy a home, get married or do other things they want to… continue reading »

4 More Millennial Traits

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Last week, we wrote about how Millennials were raised by their parents to feel special, sheltered and confident. Those three Millennial traits mark that generation’s personality, shaped by their parents and the prevailing cultural influences of the times. But there are four more traits of Millennials worth paying attention to: Team-oriented, Conventional, Achieving and Pressured. Team-Oriented… continue reading »

3 Notable Traits of Millennials

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Special, sheltered and confident — those three characteristics are among the major traits of Millennials. Every generation has its own personality—attitudes, behaviors and traits that are shaped by experiences in their formative years. In a generation’s youth, the prevailing cultural, social, and economic environment creates a permanent imprint that lasts a lifetime. This imprint creates signature traits…. continue reading »

Can the GOP Win Back Millennials Before 2020?

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Millennials comprise the largest generation of eligible voters this fall. Nearly half of Millennials refuse to identify themselves as Republican or Democrat, but the majority of Millennials are planning to vote for Hillary Clinton on Nov. 8. Will the GOP be able to recover the Millennial vote before 2020? Representing 31 percent of the electorate… continue reading »

How Many Generations are in the Workforce?

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How many generations of people are in the workforce today? The answer may be fewer than you think. It is often said there are four or even five generations of people in the full-time labor pool, but the answer hinges on the definition of generation and simple math. A generation typically spans 18 to 22… continue reading »

What is A Generation Anyways?

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Hi Everyone. This is a youtube I did over a year ago and it received lots of hits. It is a one-minute primer on generations. I hear people talking about “Generation Z” as if they are starting in the workplace. The reality is that “Generation Z” , the generation after the Millennials, was born around… continue reading »

3 Ways to Effectively Onboard Millennials

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On my website, CoachingMillennnials, you can find an overview video Neil Howe and I produced called Recruiting and On-boarding Millennials. This video will get you oriented about best practices for recruiting and on-boarding Millennials, but I also wanted to point out a really comprehensive article on the same topic published just recently by Saeculum Research…. continue reading »

An Embarrassing Millennial Moment for Kronos

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Millennial mishap alert! I was really looking forward to reading a new research report by Kronos, a US-based multi-national workforce management software company, called, “Motivating Millennials, Managing Tomorrow’s Workforce Today”. Researching Millennials is my work, and I collect research reports like I used to collect baseball cards as a kid. So, I’m settling in with… continue reading »