The Graduation Pledge Alliance (GPA) is currently part of the Bentley Service-Learning Center's outlook on millennials entering the workforce. The GPA teaches recent graduates that "A business should be measured in terms of more than just its financial performance, with a focus on improving society among the most important things it should seek to achieve."
This story, part of a Forbes parenting series, points out that parents should be less concerned with the college their child attends and more concerned about whether they have the necessary soft skills employers demand. Bentley's PreparedU survey results are cited and the author observes, "Frequently, jobs are ready, but kids aren’t."
Recent Bentley University graduate Andrew Snead is highlighted as a millennial living at home so he can bolster his savings. Snead, who graduated witha degree in finance and economics, works at a Connecticut software company and says he has managed to save more than half of his salary in the past six months.
A study by Bentley's Center For Women & Business is cited in this story asserting that the majority of millennials use mobile devices to job search. The CWB study found 72 percent of millennials are interested in working for a big corporation.
An opinion piece on the preparedness gap highlights the Bentley PreparedU Project and survey -- highlighting that millennials and businesses need to meet in the middle if they are going to successfully bridge the gap.