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Blank computer, tablet and smartphone screens

On Friday, November 7, at exactly 5:30 p.m., I am turning off my phone, my laptop and my iPad and putting them all in a drawer that will not be opened until Sunday evening. The students in my MC300 class are doing the same thing. For 48 hours, we are all going on a “Digital Fast,” the first of its kind at Bentley.

October 24, 2014
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Jeff Stern
Millennial Lisette Diamant

Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace. In the coming weeks, PreparedU, in a series entitled Generational Voices, will present opinions from millennials and non-millennials alike on a wide variety of these issues.

October 24, 2014
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Lisette Diamant and Ruth Johnston
Bentley University writer Melissa Massello profiles OpenSesame as a company where millennials thrive

More than just a financial powerhouse, Fidelity Investments has been long recognized for recruiting and fostering young talent. Beyond that, Fidelity also is known for giving back to the community by improving the financial wellbeing of students and families through the Fidelity Cares® program and other employee volunteer opportunities.

October 24, 2014
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Melissa Massello

Millennials have heard it all before.They are technology addicts and would rather fire off illiterate text messages than entertain a deep thought. They are narcissists darting from one virtual stage to the next. They have zero attention span.Those are only a handful of the unflattering media assessments millennials have been hit with in recent years. There’s plenty more where those came from: show-offs, shameless, and selfie-absorbed, for a start.

October 24, 2014
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Meg Murphy
Two millennials shouting at each other

Directly or indirectly, millennials sure seem to be actively voicing their opinions about the culture of interpersonal relationships in the workplace: fairness, equality, recognition, and yes, even good manners.

October 24, 2014
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April Lane

To begin with a trite truism: There are two sides to every coin. Which is to say that, for every data point, observation, prediction and proclamation about millennials in the workforce, you can usually find a contradictory point of view. 

October 17, 2014
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Vic Schlitzer
Millennial Katelyn Campbell

Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace. In the coming weeks, PreparedU, in a series entitled Generational Voices, will present opinions from millennials and non-millennials alike on a wide variety of these issues.

October 17, 2014
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Katelyn Campbell and Jill Thacker

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