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Millennials are proving that they don't need intense supervision as previously assumed. In reality, you may find that millennials are teaching older generations a thing or two about enhancing a business.
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As digital natives, our adaptability to change is far superior than generations past. We swiftly adapt from VHS to DVDs and record players to cassettes to CDs and MP3s. We know what a floppy disk is yet can operate our digital lifestyle almost exclusively on Cloud. Our potential is limitless and our ambition is uncapped. We are pretty brilliant.
The older the group, the more positively they saw themselves, the Pew study found.
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Millennials are a cautious bunch when it comes to their money. It's not surprising given the economic downturn of 2008 is still fresh. For many young Canadians, this market chaos was their first experience with investing. But it's important to let cooler minds prevail: avoiding the markets altogether is not wise, especially with so much time on your side.
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The key to closing Canada's skills gap in the future lies in young people and according to a recent Randstad study, it seems that young Canadians are getting the message. There is a wealth of opportunity for career building within the various skilled trade sectors across the country, and people are taking notice.
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The Parliamentary Budget Office released a report last week arguing that the growth in foreign workers in Canada can be attributed partly to the fact that there are fewer and fewer low-skilled Canadia...
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When I read my daughter's article about her "Cheap Week" it warmed my heart that she is as cheap as I was. It brought back memories of my own youthful financial desperation. It's good to know that she's inherited the family cheap streak. I, too, had to be cheap, so why did I get concerned when I realized my daughter was tippy toeing around the poverty line?
Millennials are reaching the age when they should be achieving financial autonomy and independence, but unfortunately many aren't. Why are millennials having so much difficulty landing a job and living independently? According to a survey, this generation says its biggest obstacle to financial success is the lack of earning power and unemployment, followed by a lack of budgeting, planning and saving.
A gap year is when high school graduates take time off to work, travel or volunteer before they go to college or university. Gap years are common in other parts of the world like the U.K. or Australia, where they are treated like a rite of passage. They've only recently picked up steam in Canada.
There are many analogies being used these days to explain good leadership, ranging from the alpine guide leading a group of roped climbers to the summit, to the skipper sailing a regatta with the crew. One of my all time favourites though is the analogy of the maestro conducting an orchestra.
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Congratulations, you're 30! You've been around as long as this computer... These toys... And this man's career on "Jeopardy." But how to celebrate the occasion? You could go out for drinks... Yo...
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Generation Y, you’re probably still screwed. Millennials are earning two per cent more than their parents did at the same age, according to a recent BMO Economics report. But that two per cent pales...
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Generation Y cares more about the world and social causes than any previous generation. They are connected, passionate activists and are starting for-profit corporations as their tools for social change. The gap between activism and capitalism is closing and closing fast.
Given the state of the world and the tasks of the next generation, our survival depends on how we parent our children right now. We need to focus on the values we are encouraging for our children, and questioning whether or not our individual actions are helping our kids become the environmental stewards the world desperately needs.