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TOPIC: Millennials


Respondents to the PreparedU Project research study identified four top initiatives that, along with a commitment to lifelong learning, can help millennials prepare for workplace success.

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 liberal-arts colleagues I was leaving behind and at the business university where I would become their dean of arts and scie

Bentley University’s preparedness research documents a desire by employers for millennial graduates who can make an immediate impact with their professional and technical qualifications while al

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 corporate America?

by Fred Ledley

All handwringing over the plight of the millennials notwithstanding, this is a great time to be graduating from college. The Great Recession is receding. Major stock market indices are achieving all-time highs.

by Therese Sison

The Trustees of Reservations was facing a challenge. The statewide nonprofit, whose focus is land conservation and historic preservation, wanted to grow membership rates among 18- to 24-year-olds.

by Moussa Hassoun

Recently there’s been a trend to stereotype millennials as ungracious, narcissistic, social media–obsessed, lazy, self-entitle

It comes down to the way you think. Job hunters, including millennials, need to understand that a technical mastery of the finer points in your chosen business field is not enough.

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 good.

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 students the art and science of college admissions.