Every year there is a report released called the Millennial Impact Report. This report studies one aspect of Millennials lives over the course of a year and reports its findings in a very non-bias way. In 2016, the report looked into the political faction of Millennials lives and the findings are interesting. The Huffington Post […]Read more "How political are Millennials?"
We all want to combat the negative stereotypes laid out before us. For instance, I am dating an older gent who makes a pretty penny and I do not want to be known as a gold digger, so I work harder than I might otherwise and feel that I have to bring in my own […]Read more "Kill ’em with Kindness"
We have an epidemic in this country of the two largest generations hating each other. Boomer’s and Millennials have been at each others throats for years, but the problem doesn’t seem to be going away. This problem seems to be the worst in the workplace despite the fact that companies tend to do their best […]Read more "Ageism is the Worst"
My biological parents have never been together*. When I think back on my elementary school days, I only remember one or two of my friends parents still being married. Divorce was an every day occurrence while I was growing up and I have to imagine that it was that way for most Millennials. As I […]Read more "Millennial’s Parents"
At a family BBQ, I got into a very heated discussion with my dad, sister and her boyfriend about the fact that Millennials do not fit the stereo types that are laid out before them. My dad has owned a general construction company for more than 25 years. He builds beautiful homes that I am […]Read more "Millennial Dream Jobs"
One of the reasons that Millennials stand out so much to other generations is because they are very technologically savvy. Unfortunately, that doesn’t typically come across as an admirable quality. If you are technologically savvy, then you must also be rude, unable to focus, and nonsocial. Of course this isn’t true, but that is how […]Read more "Born to a Computer"
It was brought to my attention by a reader that a common critique of Millennials is that they lack grit. Obviously this falls inline with us being entitled, lazy and selfish. However do we truly lack grit? I took Angela Duckworth’s Grit Scale test and scored a 4.8 out of 5. In other words, I’m almost […]Read more "Do Millennials Lack Grit?"
In an article written for CNBC, Abigail Summerville wrote about what is keeping Millennials from paying off their debt and saving money more quickly. This was based off of a statistic that says that Millennials that have trouble sleeping at night name financials as one of the main reasons for their insomnia. In the article, […]Read more "We, the Millennials Can’t Save"
At my job, I would with many Boomers and Gen X-ers. I have heard many conversations surrounding Millennials and their negative aspects. Being as I am one of two Millennials that work at our division, I am not surprised. They stand around and talk poorly about me while I work away. Well, when confronted with […]Read more "We, the Millennials, confront our problems"
Millennials are constantly in the news for killing industries brands and products. To many this is an easy way to criticize the younger generation and talk as though this is a flaw that the generation has, but that is not the case. Generation Y likes to ask “What?” as in, “what are you doing for […]Read more "Millennials and Social Responsibility"