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Millennial women closing gender wage gap

The generation is more likely to focus on career long before family, a social trend that is contributing to the reduction of pay inequality between men and women. By Stephanie Roman | PublicSource | Aug. 16, 2015 Currently a freelancer, Philadelphia resident Jillian Ivey is faced with a dilemma about her future and identity as a young woman. The 31-year-old …

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12 Interview Questions You Should Always Ask Millennials

IMAGE: Getty Images There are now more Millennials that any other generation in the work force. Use these interview questions to hire the best of them. BY DAVID VAN ROOY Of the four generations in the work force today, Millennials (a.k.a. “Generation Y”) are the largest, with roughly 35 million people employed. The number of Millennials will continue to rise, and they …

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Millennials Become the Biggest Generation in the U.S. Workforce

By JEFFREY SPARSHOTT Millennials, generally described as 18-to-34-year-olds, have moved past Generation X to become the largest generation in the American workforce, according to a Pew Research Center analysis. Using Census Bureau data, Pew found there are 53.5 million millennials in the workforce, or about one-third of all workers, as of the first quarter of the year. By comparison, there are …

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Millennial women ‘lean in’ with 85 Broads

By Carly McLeod, Point Park News Service: In her work with women’s leadership, Elisabet Rodriguez Dennehy found she had numerous contacts looking to share their career experiences but who didn’t know how to connect with young women. When she reached out to the leadership of a local women’s empowerment group called 85 Broads, chapter leaders offered to bridge the gap …

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Millennials

IMAGE: GETTY CREATIVE As more millennials continue to enter the workforce, employers are increasingly turning their attention to recruiting them. But if employers think Generation Y workers will respond to the same old tactics they used in years past, they may want to think again: Millennials aren’t always the easiest to recruit. “[According to a Kauffman study], 54% of millennials either want …

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What Millennials Want from Work, Charted Across the World

by Henrik Bresman As more Millennials assume leadership positions around the world, organizations are becoming increasingly concerned with how to ensure their success. However, most existing research on those born between the early ‘80s and late ‘90s is skewed toward understanding what a narrow, typically Western, population wants. Conclusions based on such a limited sample could lead to bad decisions (and …

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United Way looking to connect with Pittsburgh’s millennials

By Joyce Gannon / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Shakita Trigg, 35, has been involved with United Way since she was in her 20s, living in Columbus, Ohio, and working as an industrial engineer for United Parcel Service. At the United Way of Central Ohio, she reviewed funding proposals and served on several leadership committees. She developed such a passion for the organization …

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4 Simple Ways to Get Millennials Excited to Work for Your Company

In just a decade Millennials–people born sometime between the early 1980s and early 2000s–will make up 75 percent of the workforce worldwide. It’s going to mean big changes for society considering they’re vastly different kind of workers compared with the generations that have come before them. One thing is certain: If you’re a company that plans to be alive in the future …

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10 New Findings About The Millennial Consumer

Companies are fiercely competing for millennial mindshare and it’s only the beginning. There are eighty million millennials in America alone and they represent about a fourth of the entire population, with $200 billion in annual buying power.  They have a lot of influence over older generations and are trendsetters across all industries from fashion to food. Companies have been struggling connecting …

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