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by Noah Lilien and Alaina Olesten November 21, 2014
Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace....
by Meg Murphy November 21, 2014
Millennials, listen up: We are not sure about your minds. The digital world is destroying your powers of concentration even...
by April Lane November 21, 2014
When it comes to millennials and money, the debate rages on: Are they the new generation of “Super Savers,” as argued...
by Jill Jacinto November 21, 2014
Millennials: Put down your phone, don’t send another email, and fight the urge to G-chat. It’s time to talk . . . in person....
boston.com
New research from Bentley’s PreparedU project is highlighted in this boston.com piece about a company capitalizing on...
Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur highlights Bentley’s “The Millennial Mind Goes to Work” survey and infographic to explore the millennial...
Boston Globe
Boston Globe reporter Eugenia Williamson joined Bentley Professor Jeff Stern and his students on a 48 hour digital fast. 
by Isabel Runge and Robert Damigella
The Millennial Point of View Isabel Runge, College Junior As a junior in college, with many friends in their senior year,...
Millennials are getting creative to survive a bleak economy, as they zero in on entrepreneurship to earn a buck, do what...
KFBK Radio from Sacramento California discusses Bentley's "The Millennial Mind Goes to Work" survey.
A nationwide survey conducted by Bentley gives insight to beliefs about millennials in the workplace.
by Meg Murphy
Advertisers are crazy about the millennial generation. Now top brands have landed on a radical new way to seduce the largest...
by Melissa Massello
Liberty Mutual Insurance (LMI) has that special mix of “flexibility and structure” that Gen Y craves, with lengthy...
Politico
New findings from the PreparedU Project give employers a glimpse into what technology and communication mediums millennials...
Career Sherpa
A new study PreparedU study is highlighted in this article about understanding millennials. 
The Daily Free Press
Chief Marketing Officer David Perry offers his insight on millennials in the workplaceand how Bentley's PreparedU Project is...
Bustle
Bentley’s “Millennial Mind Goes to Work” survey is highlighted by Bustle for providing a positive view of the skills that ...
New York Magazine: No, Millennials Aren’t Weird Texting Aliens A different, less rigorous explanation for the findings would...
Boson Business Journal
Boston Business Journal highlights new Bentley research that provides a clearer picture of who the typical millennial is at...
Slate
Slate blog Future Tense highlights new PreparedU research that shows, contrary to popular belief, millennials actually...
Fusion
Fusion features the latest millenal survey by Bentley - citing that two-thirds of millennials say they want to start their...
Forbes highlights the new survey released by Bentley suggesting millennials realize that career success will require them to...
Bentley and its media partner, Bloomberg Radio, aired two live shows from the university’s campus on Tuesday, November 11,...
BostInno
“The Millennial Mind Goes to Work” survey conducted by Bentley shows how the millennial generation has more potential than...
Bentley University’s new survey, “The Millennial Mind Goes to Work,” is cited for its effort to expand understanding of the...
A millennial talking to her boss
While millennials have often been stereotyped in a negative way, the fact remains that they are tomorrow’s workforce and an...
A millennial speaking with a doctor
Despite their love of mobile devices, millennials would much prefer talking with a colleague in person over texting or...
by Melissa Massello
Perhaps no Boston start-up embodies the shifting sands of business and the youthful, risk-taking Gen Y spirit quite like...
by April Lane
NPR recently launched a series of podcasts featuring millennials, in their own words, talking about why companies should...
by Bentley University
Research from the PreparedU Project has been distilled into several easily digestibly reports that summarize the major...
Bloomberg Radio at Bentley University
Bentley and its media partner, Bloomberg Radio, will broadcast two live shows from the university’s campus on Tuesday,...
by Meg Murphy
Millennials have called it the great problem facing their generation: How to introduce the rest of the world to a...
Bentley's Center for Women and Business provides a statistic on the goals of millennials in the workplace.
Recruiters think millennials are unprepared in many ways, according to Bentley University’s PreparedU study. The job...
by Melissa Massello
No doubt, millennials have it tough. It’s hard for them to find jobs in the competitive post-recession economy, and as a...
by Lisette Diamant and Ruth Johnston
Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace. In...
by Melissa Massello
More than just a financial powerhouse, Fidelity Investments has been long recognized for recruiting and fostering young...
by April Lane
Directly or indirectly, millennials sure seem to be actively voicing their opinions about the culture of interpersonal...
by Meg Murphy
Millennials have heard it all before.They are technology addicts and would rather fire off illiterate text messages than...
To begin with a trite truism: There are two sides to every coin. Which is to say that, for every data point, observation,...
by Katelyn Campbell and Jill Thacker
Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace. In...
October 17, 2014
Launched in Fall 2013 by Bentley University, the PreparedU Project is stimulating a national dialogue on how to successfully...
by April Lane
For many, the word “millennials” has become synonymous with “kids these days,” but the reality is that millennials as a...
by Meg Murphy
Get ready, corporate America. The millennials are coming.The largest generation in the modern era is arriving in the...
by Meg Murphy
Millennials are saying no to traditional marriage in record numbers…and that’s not all. In Western culture in the late 18th...
TOPICS: Millennials
by April Lane
In November 2013, when Bentley University collaborated with the Bloomberg Business Summit in Chicago to present initial...
by Melissa Massello
Known by some as the Amazon or iTunes of e-learning, Portland, Oregon–based OpenSesame offers more than 20,000 online...
by Buddy Gormley and Lee Schoentrup
Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace....
by April Lane
When Gen X bad boy Bret Easton Ellis calls you Generation Wuss, no doubt you’re going to mount a defense. But is there any...
by Melissa Massello
Currently celebrating its 25th anniversary in business, Quincy-based Arbella Insurance Group is regularly recognized as one...
by Meg Murphy
We know the millennial generation is the most racially diverse in American history, but the question is: Do they know it?...
by Deblina Chakraborty
To measure the impact of a social enterprise, sometimes all it takes is a suitcase. The item in question was a piece of...
by Melissa Massello
An up-and-coming software company in the heart of the Silicon Prairie is not only easing the major pain point of Generation...
by Joey Carregal and Charla Skaggs
Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace. In...
This week, millennial actress and recent college graduate Emma Watson gave a powerful speech to the United Nations,...
by Meg Murphy
NowUKnow examines millennial minds and issues, informed by research data, expert opinion, and reportage about the...
by Vic Schlitzer
Bentley President Gloria Larson joined Bloomberg Radio hosts Pimm Fox and Carol Massar on September 24 to continue an...
Bentley University and Bloomberg Radio launched a new show segment on Wednesday, September 24 focused on millennials in the...
Millennials report that they want fulfilling work at companies that allow them to make a positive impact on society. But...
by Meg Murphy
NowUKnow examines millennial minds and issues, informed by research data, expert opinion, and reportage about the...
by April Lane
It’s no secret that the rising cost of student debt is a growing national crisis: the latest numbers suggest that seven of...
As Bentley’s PreparedU research revealed, a majority of managers report that most college grads aren’t ready for the...
Talk about early career success. Colby Dayton ’09 had just begun his senior year at Bentley University when he lined up a...
Huffington Post
In a discussion of mentoring millennials, a Center for Women & Business study is highlighted. The Center's research...
Managers and millennials continue to misunderstand each other on the job, raising concerns for employers who want to retain...
by Meg Murphy
NowUKnow examines millennial minds and issues, informed by research data, expert opinion, and reportage about the...
by April Lane
Everyone is still trying to figure out millennials, including millennials themselves. As we noted a few weeks ago,...
by Marina Hare and Alan Hoffman
Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace. In...
by Meredith Mason and Charlie Shaw
Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace. In...
by Melissa Massello
Last week, we introduced you to Epsilon, a global marketing-services company with a groundbreaking approach to creating a...
by Kevin Ma
Editor’s Note: The virtues of internships are well recognized by employers, universities and millennials alike. Bentley’s...
MediaPost
Bentley’s Prepared U Project is featured in this article discussing management lessons from millennials. 
Star Tribune
A study conducted by Bentley’s Center for Women and Business is highlighted in this opinion piece discussing the benefits of...
Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace. In...
by David Rosen
At a convocation rich in pomp and tradition, Bentley University welcomed the Class of 2018 to campus August 28 with a words...
by Melissa Massello
With more than 5,000 employees in 60 offices worldwide, marketing-services company Epsilon has a huge opportunity for impact...
by Catherine Kershner '15 
Editor’s note: In recent weeks, the PreparedU Project has invited successful and accomplished executives to share insights...
by Susan Adams
It seems like whenever older and younger generations try to understand each other, there’s a language barrier. If you’re a...
by Vic Schlitzer
When a cause goes viral, massively so in the case of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, there’s little doubt that millennial...
Boston Globe
With a shortage of experienced commercial loan officers, area bankers are beginning to recruit recent college graduates,...
by Carolyn Jenkins 
Editor’s note: In recent weeks, the PreparedU Project has invited successful and accomplished executives to share insights...
by Susan Adams
Too often, millennials are condemned for their high expectations on the job, especially by the baby boomers who are doing...
by Susan Adams
They often get labeled by managers as self-centered, but if you really sit down and talk to millennials, you can begin to...
by Marinella Yule '16 
There are three things that have been important for me during my academic career. If you’re a student, or know a student,...
by Vic Schlitzer
Forthwith, some random thoughts prompted by Bentley’s PreparedU research … ruminations on gender and success, workplace...
Susan Brennan, Executive Director of Corporate Relations and Career Services, provides seven tips to help millennials get...
by Susan Adams
When it comes to their careers, millennial women want the same thing as men: to be successful. And while the path to success...
by Gloria Hui
Something in Bentley’s PreparedU study caught my eye: About a third of business executives and recruiters surveyed disagreed...
Each year, more than 95 percent of Bentley seniors have jobs or are in graduate schools within six months of commencement....
by April Lane
As we reported a few weeks ago, millennials now account for more of a third of the workforce, and are projected to comprise...
CBC News
KCBS Radio's MoneyWatch program reports on the encouraging job market for business majors and highlights the success of...
Training Industry
Bentley's PreparedU study is highlighted, including the finding that "there was a clear disconnect between the skills that...
Even as the PreparedU Project focuses on women in business, especially millennials, the topic continues to engage the media...
by Melissa Massello
Millennials are rapidly becoming a significant part of the workforce — accounting for more of a third of all workers today,...
by Elizabeth Scarborough
Editor’s note: Respondents to Bentley’s PreparedU study believe that men are more likely than women to have an...
Business Insider
Recent Bentley University graduate Andrew Snead is highlighted as a millennial living at home so he can bolster his savings...
OregonLive
The results of Bentley's recent PreparedU survey, exploring the perceived millennial skills gap, is referenced.  
Washington Times
An opinion piece on the preparedness gap highlights the Bentley PreparedU Project and survey -- highlighting that...
by Karen Osterheld
In a previous IMPACT post, I wrote about what skills millennials will need in the accounting field of the future. A high-...
Knowledge is power — particularly for women navigating the business world. In the following five books, influential women...
by April Lane
Ensuring that bright, promising, talented women and minorities are able to live up to their career potential is a serious...
by Barbara Stevens
As part of Bentley's PreparedU Project, Barbara Stevens, Hall of Fame coach of the Bentley women's basketball team, shares...
by Susan Simpson
A generation that has been accused of being raised on praise, awash in trophies, and sheltered from life’s bumps and bruises...
by Melissa Massello
On this year’s annual Equal Pay Day back in April, Forbes reported that millennial women don’t think the wage gap —...
by Liz Brown
This blog is part of an ongoing series that focuses on what we need to do, to know, and to have for women to be truly equal...
NBC News includes results from Bentley's PreparedU survey in a story about the challenges facing millennials in the...
What’s in your backpack? There may be more than you think. Just a laptop and a smartphone open up the door to seemingly...
by Natalie Brooks
As a woman in business school and the traditionally male dominated IT industry, I’ve taken a particular interest in...
The Business Journals
Recently-released data from Bentley's PreparedU survey reveals millennial women are perceived to be better prepared than men...
The findings from Bentley's PreparedU research on millennial women in the workplace are highlighted in this story featured...
by Angela Scott
Our Women on Success series presents opinions, advice, and observations from women in a variety of positions. Some are just...
Women In Web
The key findings from Bentley's recently-released survey data on millennials in the workplace are highlighted. This story...
CNBC highlights research from Bentley's PreparedU survey which reveals many business leaders believe that recent graduates...
For most college students, “market demand” is a term reserved for business courses. At Bentley University, it took on a...
Can today’s millennial women break through the barriers, stereotypes and inequities that have so plagued women in the past?...
Today.com features a story that highlights data from Bentley's PreparedU survey, an extensive study focused on the perceived...
by Joe Halpern
We all know that millennials are tech savvy, diverse and highly motivated when it comes to advancing their professional...
by Toni Wolfman
The fact that many of us had to overcome significant hurdles as we banged our heads against the glass ceiling doesn’t...
The Boston Globe highlights newly released results from Bentley's PreparedU survey which are focused on perceptions of women...
Bloomberg Radio at Bentley University
Bloomberg Radio did a live broadcast on Wednesday, May 7 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. from the Bentley Trading Room featuring a...
Bentley's PreparedU study provides relevant data about how millennials' work ethic is seen by workplace professionals and...
Bentley’s PreparedU research study outlined a number of possible solutions to help millennials, higher education faculty and...
by Kristen L. Walsh
You land your dream job and your first team assignment includes colleagues from China, England and the United States. Do you...
WCBS radio host Steve Greenberg uses data from Bentley's PreparedU Project survey when discussing how millennials can best...
by Kristen Walsh
When Bentley senior Aaron Pinet walked in to a job interview at PricewaterhouseCoopers, the first question he got wasn’t...
by Tony Buono
When asked in Bentley’s Preparedness Survey what they most want in new millennial hires, business decision makers identified...
by Joe Halpern
When a panel of Bloomberg executives gathered at Bentley University’s PreparedU launch event, held at the media giant’s New...
by Fred Ledley
In this final installment of our seven-week Careers of the Future Series, Fred Ledley, professor of Natural and Applied...
Huffington Post highlights results from Bentley's PreparedU Project survey, which concludes millennials prioritize working...
Despite cited results from Bentley's PreparedU Project show that millennial workers are lacking in preparedness and are...
by Aaron Jackson 
In this fifth installment of our seven-week Careers of the Future series, Aaron Jackson, associate professor of economics...
PayScale Magazine features an opinion piece from Executive Director of Corporate Relations and Career Services Susan Brennan...
The New York Times highlights results from Bentley'S PreparedU Project survey,  which examines the perceived millennial...
by Rick Oches
In this fourth installment of our seven-week Careers of the Future series, Rick Oches, chair of the Department of Natural...
HR.BLR.com
Bentley's preparedness survey is cited for data that addresses the challenging disconnect between business decision makers...
Data from a Bentley preparedness study provides information about millennials in the workplace and how businesses may need...
Bentley's PreparedU Project is highlighted  for it's significant findings related to industry-specfic skills versus liberal...
Bentley is cited in a Boston Globe piece that details the wide range of salaries for new college graduates entering the...
by Betsy Myers
There’s good reason for America’s colleges and corporations to focus on millennials. The latest data indicate that...
Bentley's preparedness study is cited in a piece that advises both companies and millennials what they can do to better...
Reserach from Bentley's Center for Women and Business is cited in a USA Today piece about gender and the workplace. 
Millennial CEO of Zen Marketing Group Shama Kabani highlights research from Bentley's PreparedU Project to help provide a...
Respondents to the PreparedU Project research study identified four top initiatives that, along with a commitment to...
Although higher education institutions have been under scrutiny regarding return on investment and adequate preparation for...
A millennial shares his reaction to Bentley University's #PreparedU Project after attending the launch event hosted at...
Executive Director of Corporate Relations and Career Services Susan Brennan discusses the results of Bentley's survey on...
by Daniel L. Everett
When I left Illinois State University for a post at Bentley University three years ago, it raised a few eyebrows among the...
Bentley University's study on recent college graduate prepardness is highlighted in this article, which also offers...
Bentley University’s preparedness research documents a desire by employers for millennial graduates who can make an...
Bentley University's new preparedness study is highlighted for examining the gap between how colleges prepare students for...
by Betsy Myers
How can it be that in 2013, women currently hold just 10 to 15 percent of the senior leadership (C-Suite) positions in...
Bentley's recent PreparedU survey is cited for its analysis of college students' perceived preparedness for the workplace. 
Bloomberg Radio
As part of Bentley University's PreparedU Project launch event "Preparing Millennials for Success in the Workplace: What...
Bloomberg Radio
Carol Massar, the host of Bloomberg Radio's "Taking Stock" and Bentley University President Gloria Larson host a panel...
This Forbes piece focuses on the results of Bentley's PreparedU Survey that reveal differing opinions on the importance of...
Forbes calls Bentley's new survey on millenial preparedness "massive" and highlights the findings that the writer believes "...
The results of Bentley's PreparedU Project survey are higlighted, specifically the widespread disagreement between business...
So-Called Millennial
Millennial writer Rachel Gall reviews Bentley's new preparedness survey and says she finds "the conclusions compelling and...
Business Insider
Career blogger, Alexandra Levit, who was part of the expert panel during Bentley's PreparedU Project launch event, authors a...
Inside Higher Ed
Insider Higher Ed reviews Bentley's new research results and offers praise for its willingness to address the much-debated...
Forbes
Bentley President Gloria Larson notes that the workplace must adapt to take full advantage of all millennials have to offer...
BostInno
BostInno highlights Bentley's PreparedU Project survey for the solutions that it offers to the millennial preparedness...
Inc.
Inc.com highlights the Bentley preparedness study with a focus on what colleges and businesses should be doing to prepare...
Millennials
Bentley Releases Results of Major Survey of 3,000-Plus Millennials, Parents, and Business and Higher Ed Leaders The Bentley...
TSP UK
The PreparedU Project is highlighted for showcasing how millennials contribute to innovation, company cultures, and the...
by Fred Ledley
All handwringing over the plight of the millennials notwithstanding, this is a great time to be graduating from college. The...
Forbes
Research commissioned by Bentley University's Center for Women and Business finds that 84% of millennials could identify...
by Therese Sison
The Trustees of Reservations was facing a challenge. The statewide nonprofit, whose focus is land conservation and historic...
by Moussa Hassoun
Recently there’s been a trend to stereotype millennials as ungracious, narcissistic, social media–obsessed, lazy, self-...
Forbes
Digital entrepreneur and Forbes.com contributor, Shama Kabani, offers her thoughts on preliminary findings from Bentley’s...
Fast Company
President Gloria Larson and PayScale CEO Mike Metzger co-author an opinion piece on why millennials, higher education and...
It comes down to the way you think. Job hunters, including millennials, need to understand that a technical mastery of the...
The millennial workforce is expected to be the largest in U.S. history, yet the national rate of unemployment for graduates...
Bloomberg Businessweek
As part of Bloomberg's The Year Ahead: 2014 business summit, President Gloria Larson spoke on why many millennials are not...
BizTimes
BizTimes highlights research from the Center for Women and Business that states millennials care deeply about balancing work...
On Friday, October 11, the Bloomberg radio team will broadcast the show "The Hays Advantage" live from the Bentley Trading...
Financial Times
Management Professor Anthony Buono joins his two colleagues from the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in authoring a piece...
by Susan Adams
Wish your employer would treat you like a rock star? Chances are you're being treated more like a worker bee. And that's not...
High school seniors had the corporate world at their fingertips as they gathered at Bentley University for a week-long...
Harvard Business Review
Millenial expert and Bentley alum Dan Schawbel sites research from the Center for Women and Business to combat the notion...
New York Times
Writer (and Millenial) Katie Dries highlights research from Bentley's Center for Women and Business that shows fewer Gen Y...
In the current national debate over the value of higher education, lines are often drawn between business education and the...
Forbes
Bentley Alumni Dan Schawbel, head of Millennial Branding consulting firm, shares his expertise on finding a job after...
by Joann C. McKenna
After 30 years in college admission, I am still surprised by how challenging it is to explain to prospective parents and...
President Gloria Larson authors an opinion piece that explores what higher education needs to be doing to prepare the...
by Debbie Millin
After 20 years at work, first in the corporate world and then building my own business, I began to think back on when I was...
San Jose Mercury News
Michael Hoffman, director of the Center for Business Ethics, gives advice to employed job seekers on how to pursue another...
by Mark Frydenberg
As screen-savvy, digital-native millenials reach college, a dynamic new teaching method is rising across America: the...
Executive Director of Career Services Susan Brennan challenges colleges and universities to do more to ensure students are...
New Research from Bentley's Center for Women and Business finds that many millennial women are not looking to emulate the...
New research from the Center for Women and Business is highlighted. Management Professor and CWB Senior Director Susan Adams...
Bentley University Senior Maria Sofia Samayoa is the winner of the Tech Apprentice Competition. The program, modeled after...
U.S. News & World Report
Bentley University is highlighted for University Career Services' "Thanksgiving Networking Challenge" - a contest...