Canada Millennials

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.

Millennials Who Supported Trudeau Want Action On Mental Health

Global Public Affairs | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada Impact
Global Public Affairs

Whether it's a result of increased need, improved awareness or maybe both, millennials are asking for help in the form of access to mental health services that are often fragmented province to province and particularly difficult to access. Millennials are also most likely to be underinsured or have no insurance at all.

Do You Have A #NoFilter Perspective?

Kelly Lovell | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada
Kelly Lovell

Social media and internet services continue to evolve as the demand for content and the ways in which it is consumed rapidly changes. As a result, the post-digital era is headed towards curated content. Targeted ads, smart newsfeeds and personalized content delivery are becoming the norm.

Shift To Enterprise Fintech Puts Customer Experience First

Kevin Sandhu | Posted 10.19.2016 | Canada Business
Kevin Sandhu

When I started my company in 2014, I was excited to build a "fintech" company that used technology and data to reinvent banking for everyday consumers. Since then, fintech has rapidly become a buzzword.

Boomers Would Rather Blow Cash Than Save Money For Their Kids: Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada Business

“Seniors are not feeling pressured about leaving an inheritance.”

Are You Hiring Square Pegs To Fill Round Holes?

Dina Vardouniotis | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Business
Dina Vardouniotis

It takes more than change in dress code to make people believe that things will be different. It's about recognizing what the organization currently values, what people believe is to right and wrong, as well as the behaviours that have been ratified over time.

Purpose, NOT Profit, Keeps Millennials In Their Jobs: Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 09.26.2016 | Canada Business

Money isn't everything.

Millennials And Our Sad Relationship With News

Olivia Lovenmark | Posted 09.13.2016 | Canada Living
Olivia Lovenmark

Why is it that there is more interest generated by fandom than there is by our country's economy? Why, as millennials, are we generally more interested in Hollywood and pop culture than we are about curating our own personal finances? Is it because our attention spans are too short to focus on the complexities of the world around us? Are we too easily bored?

Hack Your Vocabulary: The New ABCs Of Business

Nancy A. Shenker | Posted 09.07.2016 | Canada
Nancy A. Shenker

What better way to start the back-to-school/back-to-work season? The new economy has given rise to a whole new language. Just when we thought we'd ma...

5 Money Tips For Social People

David Lester | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Living
David Lester

The expectation is that social people will be the ones with zero savings, loads of debt on BMWs and flashy condos that are rented. None of that has to be true! Buying trendy lofts in the "up and coming" areas of the city, budgeting for partying, automating RRSP contributions, and using your ah-mazing charm and whit can get you ahead in a lucrative career. Popular people can be financially savvy too!