Millennials

The term Millennials refers to the "Millennial Generation." The Millennial Generation is the generation following Generation X and consists of individuals reaching adulthood in the early 2000s. The... more +
The term Millennials refers to the "Millennial Generation." The Millennial Generation is the generation following Generation X and consists of individuals reaching adulthood in the early 2000s. The precise birth years for those characterized as Millennials varies depending on the source of the data, but the range is generally defined as those born in the early 1980s to those born in the late 1990s. As a group, Millennials are typically considered more tech-savy, more mobile, more liberal and less religious than earlier generations. less -
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Lessons from Law Firm Management: The Multigenerational Workforce

Today one of the more complicated challenges facing law firms is the ability to bridge cultural divides and expectations within a multigenerational workforce. Law firms are often comprised of a wide swath of generations, from...more

How Will Banks Deal with Millennials and Their Money?

Fair Isaac shared some eye-popping statistics on the financial preferences and habits of the so-called “millennial” generation, born in the early 1980s or 90s. Also called Generation Y, 75+ million millennials have a much...more

"Sharing Economy" Jobs Share Same Independent Contractor Issues as "Regular Economy"

A CNN op-ed piece caught my eye recently as it discussed some of the difficulties the so-called millennial generation is having in Silicon Valley and elsewhere when it comes to finding gainful employment. It paints a very...more

The Roundup: This Week’s Recommended Reading (Jan 23, 2014)

From Around the Web - Staying Motivated While Starting a Solo Law Practice: Starting a solo law practice can be invigorating and exciting, but after the adrenaline fades, how do lawyers stay motivated? Susan Cartier...more

A Look at the Multi-Generational Legal Workforce

In any workplace, conflicts are inevitable. This reality is apparent in law firms and other legal employers. In order to understand and resolve this conflict, it’s important to look at the types of people working in the...more

How Other NFPs Are Earning (and Keeping) Donors

One of the most frequent questions our not-for-profit clients ask us is: What are the latest techniques other NFPs are using to find new donors and keep current donors engaged? While there’s no real “secret sauce,” successful...more

Is Your Company Ready for the Millennial Shift?

With Boomers exiting and Millennials entering, significant shifts in the work environment are coming—along with shifting concerns for employers. Are you ready?...more

3 Reasons Why Tech Startups Struggle with Discrimination and Harassment Training (And 5 Effortless Ways to Protect Your Startup)

I get it – snooze-worthy, old-fashioned harassment and discrimination training isn’t in line with the vibe you’re trying to create at your hip tech startup. You want to be laid back, cut out all the corporate bull$&^*, build...more

Three Reasons Millennials Need Interactive Compliance Training Courses

Ah, millennials. The “it” generation. Even compliance can’t stop talking about this generation. We’ve written a lot about how ethics and compliance professionals should learn how they think, learn and act because, as this...more

Why Understanding Generational Differences Can Make All The Difference to Your Attorney and Client Relationships

Notes from a fascinating presentation by Heather Morse and Jonathan Fitzgarrald, hosted by the LMA's Bay Area Chapter. The focus: Generational Marketing: Strategies and Tactics for Engagement with Boomers, Gen Xers, and...more

If You Want Millennials to Be Your Ethics and Compliance Policy Management Ambassadors, Do This…

I’ve been working in the ethics and compliance industry for nearly four years now and I’m really enjoying it. It’s a far more complex and interesting industry than I originally thought. At The Network, we think of the parts...more

Welcome to the 21st Century: Here’s How to Inspire Your Millennial Workforce

Forget the negative things you may have heard about the latest generation of employees. Millennials – young adults born after 1980 now entering the workforce – are more educated, more concerned for others, and less interested...more

Innovate or Die – Managing Millennials in the Workplace

Millennials have been called the “Me, Me, Me Generation” by Time Magazine; “entitled” by just about everyone; and “slackers” by many managers. Yet, this generation — born between 1980 and 1999 — is comprised of 80 million...more

Managing Millennials: Do the Myths Have Validity (and a Millennial Response)

The conventional wisdom says that there are distinct challenges in managing Millennials (or Generation Y), defined as individuals between the ages of 18 and 32. The most common complaints from managers attribute a misplaced...more

Any Volunteers?

Generations X, Y and Z: educated, independent, entitled and media savvy. When motivated, these workers can be very valuable. Retaining them, however, can be a problem. Conventional wisdom is don’t try; they will be moving...more

Many Companies Placing Emphasis On Cultural Fit Over Qualifications When Hiring New Employees

A client shared an interesting article that appeared recently in BusinessWeek which highlights a growing emphasis among H.R. professionals and job interviewers in finding job candidates that are a good “cultural fit” for an...more

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