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Millennials Attitudes: Disruptions to career launch

“I didn’t go to school to do that kind of work!” These are words spoken to me by a Millennial jobseeker. The work that was so disgusting to this person included operations support for a suite of executives. The jobseeker compared the activities as, “That would be like sticking needles into my eyes.” As I […]
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The formidable challenges facing most Millennials today

The formidable challenges facing Millennials today This is a series of blogs on behalf of the Millennial workforce. I am indebted to hundreds of Millennials who have conversed with me and clarified their thoughts as well as mine. The sequence includes: Who are the Millennials? My theory about the Millennial mindset. Why some Millennials seem […]
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Why do millennials seem lazy, entitled, unmotivated and apathetic?
…at least some of them.

This is one in a lineup of blogs about the early-career generation known as the Millennials. They are a remarkable generation with unusual insights and enormous potential. The first blog attended to the misconceptions about the millennial generation and why generalizations can be misleading. The second blog in this series focused on the wide range […]
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Who are the Millennials? …the real answer

It’s an important question! There’s a lot of talk about Millennials and I’m always amazed that there is very little agreement on the age range of this generation. The term was coined in 1991 by Neil Howe and William Strauss, in their book “Generations: The History of America’s Future, 1584 to 2069.” Synonyms include Gen […]
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The simple solution to jobsearch failure

There is a simple solution to jobsearch failure. I really believe this. Assessing jobsearch success was the topic of the last blog, where our millennials examined their jobsearch challenges and brought remarkable insight for ANY jobseeker. Here is a quick excerpt. These individuals believe that a job SHOULD have: Good pay Interesting work Rewarding activities […]
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