Canada Millennials

Are Media Headlines Affecting How Millennials Buy Houses?

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 05.17.2017 | Canada Living
Kathy Buckworth

It's common to hear about houses going for hundreds of thousands over asking price, bully offers and bidding wars especially in large cities such as Toronto and Vancouver. The current housing bubble doesn't appear to be anywhere near to bursting, and every day we are bombarded with media headlines and reports on the escalation of rising prices for homes. But are the media headlines themselves affecting the market by making buyers more fearful about getting into the market?

How Employers Can Keep Those Overqualified Millennials On Board

Sheryl Boswell | Posted 05.16.2017 | Canada Business
Sheryl Boswell

These employees might have keenly accepted their job offer and tackled their assignments with gusto when they walked through the door on their first day. But after some time, experience and training, they might appear to be more confident than usual. You might notice signs of disengagement. What's an employer to do?

Canadian Millennials Are Flocking To Live In These Trendy Places

The RentSeeker.ca Team | Posted 05.10.2017 | Canada Living
The RentSeeker.ca Team

It's not easy to top global lists of "best places to live" while making headlines for real-estate growth. There are many amazing neighbourhoods for millennials to live in Canada, and here we explore some of the most popular choices.

Forget Millennials And Boomers. Gen X Will Save The Workplace

Mary Donohue | Posted 05.02.2017 | Canada Business
Mary Donohue

Today, all the chatter in leadership development is about millennials and retiring boomers. Let's be honest: for most organizations, no millennial is going to be tapped for a top job, yet many of these organizations are spending money on understanding their millennials and helping boomers feel good as they retire.

Meet Phyllis Potamianos: The Woman Chasing The Butterflies

Jude Saqer | Posted 03.30.2017 | Canada
Jude Saqer

We've all read our fair share of inspirational quotes -- added various motivational accounts onto our social media timelines, when we've felt "off." N...

#FoodPorn Is Changing The Way Millennials Eat

Deepi Harish | Posted 03.28.2017 | Canada Living
Deepi Harish

Young people are obsessed with colours, food is colourful, which means it creates great still shots. Millennials aren't obsessed with food as much as they are taking pictures of it for social engagement. Since smartphone owners and purchasers of photo editing apps and filters are still dominated by youngins, it's almost impossible for this generation to not be able to take salivating photos, upload them to social media and connect with the rest of the world. Social media is changing the way they eat, maybe even the way we non-millennials eat.

The Growth Of The Online Mattress Industry

Leah Morrigan | Posted 03.16.2017 | Canada
Leah Morrigan

The North American sleep industry is being turned on its head. Traditional brick-and-mortar coil mattress bed stores now compete with a growing online mattress trend driven by sleepers who research their buying decisions and make purchases based on social media and online reviews, and not by awkward 15-second lie-downs on bare mattresses in public.

Are Millennials Health-Conscious Or Obsessed With Perfection?

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 03.09.2017 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Millennials, those who reached adulthood at the beginning of this century, are said to be particularly discerning in their choices, from where and how they like to work to what they shop for and what they eat. But this insistence on always having one's needs met is sooner or later bound to encounter a reality check, experts warn.

Millennials, School Failures And Depression

Ken Rabow | Posted 02.28.2017 | Canada
Ken Rabow

One of the things I hear more often than anything else as a mentor for young adults is parents asking for help with their child's school failures, dep...

7 Ways Parents And Millennials Can Communicate

Ken Rabow | Posted 02.16.2017 | Canada Parents
Ken Rabow

As someone who trains Boomers and Gen X'ers to life coach teens and young adults, I often find that the best examples to explain my work to those wanting to know the secrets of working with Millennials, comes from my own personal practice life coaching teens and young adults. Today's topic is: Parents and Millennials -from Miscommunication to Co-creation or How to I Learned to Stop Screaming.

What It's Like To Live (And Date) At Home In Your 30s

Simone Katerine | Posted 02.15.2017 | Canada Living
Simone Katerine

As of 2014, for the first time in more than 130 years, adults ages 18 to 34 are more likely to be living in their parents' home than with a spouse or partner in their own household. According to their research, this turn of events is fueled primarily by the dramatic drop in millennials who are choosing to settle down romantically before age 35, but also by larger economic issues.

Millennials: Get Out Of Their Way

Mary Donohue | Posted 02.07.2017 | Canada
Mary Donohue

Last week a Portland, Maine school went viral for teaching Millennials "adulting." Adulting, for those of you who don't know, is that act of performin...

Younger Consumers Are More Health Conscious Than Previous Generations

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 01.23.2017 | Canada
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

When it comes to health matters, people seem to become more proactive than they used to be, according to surveys. While professional healthcare is gen...

Boomers Risking Their Retirement Supporting Adult Kids: TD Bank

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada Business

One in four Boomer parents say they financially support their adult children.

5 Highly Attainable Backup New Year's Resolutions

Hannah Jack | Posted 01.11.2017 | Canada Living
Hannah Jack

If you are anything like me, (and you probably are because I read like one article on the success rate of New Year's resolutions and it was very dismal, like don't even bother reading the research because I think we all know in our hearts what it says and it's just going to make you feel worse) then join me in participating in these "Easily Attainable and totally realistic New Year's resolutions for People who already fucked up but still want something to brag about on Social Media!"

The University Of Alberta Responded To Satire In The Worst Way

John Carpay | Posted 01.03.2017 | Canada Alberta
John Carpay

Censorship always stems from the same impulse: the authorities are firmly convinced they have the absolute truth, and are therefore entitled to suppress what they deem to be false. A recent display of this censorship impulse occurred at the University of Alberta Law Faculty.

Life Lessons From Wearing The Same Little Black Dress For 30 Days

Megan Radford | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Style
Megan Radford

This fall, I decided to challenge myself. I set out to wear one black dress the whole month of November, and, in the process, create awareness about how important having the right clothes for inclement weather truly is. Here are five things I've learned from this experiment.

5 Lessons From Successful Millennial Entrepreneurs

Andrea Stairs | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Business
Andrea Stairs

A BNP Paribas global study finds that Millennials are starting more businesses, with higher headcount and targeting higher profits than Baby Boomers . In Canada, the allure of being your own boss is also strong with young adults: A study by Intuit shows that one quarter of Millennial-age entrepreneurs have never held a full-time job prior to starting out on their own -- nearly three times more than entrepreneurs ages 35-54.

Don't Shy Away From Intergenerational Collaboration

Sheryl Boswell | Posted 11.21.2016 | Canada Business
Sheryl Boswell

We are currently at a historical crossroads where there's a shift in demographics in the workplace as people are living longer, active lifestyles. This also means that workplaces are made up of a rich mix of employees spanning generations both starting their careers and approaching retirement.

Tipping To Cost Gen Y Almost 2 Years' Pay Over Their Lifetimes

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.15.2016 | Canada Business

"The custom is starting to have a substantial impact on the financial futures of Canadians.”

Bold Millennials Are Making Hamilton Canada's Next Great City

Marcello Cabezas | Posted 11.11.2016 | Canada Living
Marcello Cabezas

These are people that believe so strongly in the potential of their city and are doing all they can for the world to understand one thing: "You don't need to leave Hamilton to enjoy the fruits of a growing exciting world. And if you don't live here, please do come and be part of our family to create wonder with us."

Parenting Millennials With Mental Health Issues

Ken Rabow | Posted 11.03.2016 | Canada Parents
Ken Rabow

I always say, "if you want to get something... give it." Want to be loved? Love unconditionally. Want to be appreciated? Give earnest praise. Want to be heard? Learn to listen. Really listen. What is real listening? It requires biting your tongue. Not jumping in when your child shares how they perceive life, their problems, their solutions.

Your Company Must Focus On Fostering Loyalty

Sheryl Boswell | Posted 10.31.2016 | Canada Business
Sheryl Boswell

Loyalty is quite a buzzword around the workplace these days. Employers are continually seeking those committed individuals who want to learn and grow within a company and who see themselves staying in the same place (ideally in a new position, or two) for a lengthy period of time.

Millennials' Idea Of Job Loyalty Is Very Different From Boomers

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.26.2016 | Canada Business

But there are lots of ways employers can keep them.

Anxiety Is The Mental Health Disorder Of Millennials

Ken Rabow | Posted 10.25.2016 | Canada Living
Ken Rabow

Anxiety is a major impediment these days. We can think about the reasons of why this is happening in such great numbers or we can just start helping young adults suffering from anxiety right now using the following four vanquishers.