Are Millennials Actually Lazy?

Summer is well underway and as another school year for students in British Columbia has concluded, our kids have probably heard some phenomenal speeches from valedictorians and other guests. Like most Summer is well underway and as another school year for students in British Columbia has concluded, our kids have probably heard some phenomenal speeches

Are millennials ready to lead? Depends on who you ask

As Millennials take over as the largest generation in the modern workplace, one key question exists: Are they ready to lead? According to new data, the answer just may depend on who you ask. [read more]

Watch Abacus’ David Coletto at Canadian Council of Chief Executives Conference

Abacus Data CEO was a panelist at the Canadian Council of Chief Executives conference on Jobs and Skills in the 21st Century. Check out the session below:

Millennials driving the new economy: Just who are they?

Abacus Data CEO David Coletto was a guest on BNN talking about Millennials and what they mean for the economy and investors

Millennials don’t think they are doomed

New poll finds they’re not nearly as pessimistic as often assumed John Geddes April 10, 2015 They’ve been called Generation Screwed. Born in the wake of the demographics-dominating Baby Boomers, the much-mythologized Generation X, and Gen Y (whatever that is), the Millennials—kids coming of age in this century—are supposed to be in tough. You’ve probably

Introducing Matters of Opinion 2014: How information is shared & considered among Canadians

How do Canadians share and consider information about public affairs? For a second year, and Abacus Data partnered to explore how Canadians are using the Internet to gather and process current events, which sources of information they rely upon to arrive at considered opinions, and how they participate online in a variety of political,

Debt is keeping millennials up at night

By: Francine Kopun Business reporter, Published on Wed Aug 27 2014 Toronto Star Half of millennials are so stressed about debt they are losing sleep over it, according to the results of a survey by BMO. The survey found that the household debt is $73,305 for millennials (those aged 18 to 34) and $92,476 for Canadians aged 35

Managing Millennials: Three Tips to Working with Emerging Employees

Millennials, Millennials, Millennials. You can’t go anywhere these days without someone talking about this group of young people. I am frequently asked how to engage, reach, and sell to this massive demographic group. Often, I’m also asked how to work with Millennials. Here I use the term “Millennials” to describe people born between 1980 and

In depth this week: How financially independent are young adults?

ROB CARRICK The Globe and Mail Everyone has a theory on how today’s young adults are doing. Members of Generation Y have been declared both better and substantially worse off than their parents. But maybe we’re missing the point. What really matters is whether young people are achieving financial independence in today’s economy. This is

Young blood can rejuvenate your company, if you know how to work with Gen Y

Rick Spence | May 11, 2014 7:30 AM ET Financial Post Recent news reports indicate that transfusions of young blood can reverse the aging process and “recharge” the brain, improving memory and learning. So it shouldn’t surprise you that the same phenomenon applies to business: infusions of young blood can rejuvenate tired organizations and fill them with new

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