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The Unluckiest Generation: What Will Become of Millennials?

By: Derek Thompson The Atlantic April 26, 2013 The nearly 3.7 million American babies born in 1982 weren’t special, except to their families. But in the eyes of demographers, they were categorically different from the 3.6 million Americans born in 1981. They were the first members of a new club: Generation Y. This so-called millennial

What Millennials Need to Ask Their Parents

By: Jillian Keenan The New York Times April 25, 2013 There’s no good time to find out you have a brain tumor, but I think my father has a solid claim on the worst luck ever in this regard. When he got the bad news, I was camping. Not just camping, actually — I was

Why Aren’t College Students Using LinkedIn To Find Jobs?

By: Bryan S Hall ReadWrite April 23, 2013 The jobless numbers in the U.S. remain an ongoing concern throughout the country. For college students and recent graduates, often dubbed “millennials,” the numbers are even worse. More than half of recent graduates are either unemployed or underemployed. Despite these figures, according to a recent survey, nearly

Road to homeownership ain’t what it used to be says Gen Y: TD poll

TD Canada Trust Canada Newswire April 23, 2013 TORONTO, April 23, 2013 /CNW/ – From high property prices to tighter lending conditions, young first-time homebuyers today say they face challenges that their parents didn’t have to worry about. According to new research from TD Canada Trust, Generation Y (or, Millennials) identifies three main obstacles to

Millennials don’t worry about online privacy

By: Hadley Malcolm USA Today April 21, 2013 Millennials let it all hang out. Online that is. A new survey out from the University of Southern California’s Center for the Digital Future shows that Millennials are more willing than any other generation to post personal information online — especially if they get something out of

Australia casts its spell on Canada’s millennials

By: Susan Krashinsky The Globe and MailApril 11, 2013 Among the bizarre and fascinating things that Australia has contributed to the world – including a pink lake, news stories involving shark wrestling, and the astonishing ability to lose a prime minister in the ocean – is the fact that now, “chief funster” is an actual

CANADA: ‘Hide Your Education if You Want a Job!’

By: Jennifer Blastorah The Huffington Post (The Blog) March 27, 2013 Returning to Canada in the autumn of 2011, after completing my master’s degree abroad, I had high hopes of starting a career. Fluent in German, with international experience, educated in Canada and Germany, and with plenty of practical work experience, I was hopeful that

The six ways Generation Y will transform the workplace

By: Lauren Friese and Cassandra Jowwerr of TallentEgg Special to The Globe and Mail Mar. 12, 2013 More than 12 million strong and representing more than one-third of Canada’s population, Generation Y is the largest demographic cohort to come after the baby boomers. Born between 1981 and 2000, members of Generation Y, also known as

Marriott & IKEA Launch a Hotel Brand for Millennials: What Does That Even Mean?

By Brad Tuttle Time Magazine March 8, 2013 Most hotels are marketed to a specific group: travelers. Not Baby Boomer travelers or Gen X travelers or millennial travelers—but all travelers. But a new hotel brand called Moxy has been specifically “designed to capture the rapidly emerging millennial traveler.” This week, hotel giant Marriott announced that

Millennials Would Rather Ditch Car Than Smartphone Or Computer: Zipcar Survey

By Tyler Kingkade The Huffington Post March 1, 2013 Millennials would rather give up driving than their smartphone or laptop, a survey commissioned by the car rental company Zipcar finds. Every other age group in the survey said losing their car would have the greatest negative impact on their life, except millennials. Thirty percent of people ages
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