Category: Millennial Research

How to Maximize Millennials in Insurance

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The insurance industry is boring. At least, that’s the way Millennials see it. Research by the Insurance Institute last year revealed that “boring” was the #1 word Millennials associated with insurance. Those with experience in the industry know that is just not true, but how does the insurance industry break this misperception?  And how can… continue reading »

How to Attract and Keep Blue-Collar Millennial Employees

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Over the past two decades, the nature of hourly work in the United States has changed dramatically — with blue collar jobs making up a smaller percentage of hourly jobs and technological advancement that has yielded significant growth in productivity. The result: A drastic decline in the demand for blue-collar workers, and a simultaneous “graying”… continue reading »

Millennial Engagement, Innovation and Creativity at Work

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Almost a year ago, I started CoachingMillennials with two Millennials — my son, Nick, and Georgia Howe, whose father Neil Howe I had the privilege to work with and has done significant research and writing on generations. We continue to research, write and speak about Millennials in the workplace, Millennial issues and more. This year,… continue reading »

Hiring Millennials: 5 Questions to Ask a Millennial Job Candidate, and the Answers that May Surprise You

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Millennials place different priorities on what they are looking for in a job. And its not always the priorities you would think. They place a high value on professional development opportunities; they want to work for companies with values aligned with their own; they like to be trusted that the work will still get done,… continue reading »

Busting Myths: Millennials have No Loyalty in the Workplace

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If you hire a Millennial, you can’t expect them to stay around long. At least, that’s what most employers think when they hire people who are in the early years of their career. But it turns out that Millennials do not “job hop” any more than young people of previous generations. To the extent that… 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 »

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 »

6 Keys to Maximizing Millennial Performance

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There are more than 100 million Millennials in United States today, and this growing group already makes up one-third of the workforce. With an increasing number of Millennials in the workplace, businesses are smart to ensure they are helping members of this generation perform at their highest levels. A new white paper from Coaching Millennials… 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 »