Popularized by sleep-deprived millennial college students, hustle culture is a societal trend that promotes intense and continuous hard work, suggesting that professional achievements are only awarded as a result of “the grind.” This involves balancing jobs, internships, and classes withContinue reading
The Job Interview: Don’t Add Insult to Injury
Unintentionally Insulting the Interviewer Isn’t the Way to Win the Job I recently was speaking with a friend about bad job seeker behavior during the job interview. The topic came up as she was recalling when she worked on theContinue reading
Just How Attainable is Early Retirement?
Retirement is a hot topic lately, especially when it comes to the younger generations. You see headlines like 66% of Millennials Have Nothing Saved for Retirement or Millennials Are Saving for the Future- If They Can Afford To. As aContinue reading
Are Casual Dress Codes Here to Stay?
As more millennials and even Gen Z join the workforce, it seems the number of companies allowing casual attire at the office is also increasing. This trend originally stemming from Silicon Valley has managed to work its way into manyContinue reading
Working as Gen Z: How to Break the Stereotypes
Millennials, if you think you had it bad with generational stereotypes, be thankful you aren’t Gen Z. Gen Z is the newest generation entering the workforce, and they’ve already been dubbed the laziest one yet. Though I classify as aContinue reading
Gen Z Is Here And Ready to Work, But Are We Ready For Them?
With Gen Z entering the workforce, should we expect the world of work to change? A recent survey by Nexxt asked job seekers of all ages how they think Gen Z will impact the job market and the workforce.Continue reading
Career Success Has NOTHING To Do With Salary
A national survey of more than 11,000 job seekers revealed that traditional markers of success such as salary and company tenure aren’t as relevant to today’s workers. According to the survey—which was evenly split between employed and unemployed job seekers,Continue reading
Millennials Seek Careers that Match Their Personal Values
mil [Excerpted from Social-Hire] Millennials are next in line to be our leaders and they are beginning to step up to the plate and claim their roles. A recent survey by Nexxt shows that 74 percent of Millennials want toContinue reading
Want Honest Coworkers? Work with Millennials
In response to the recent blog post here, Millennials: Just Fail Already, I feel the need to defend Millennials. Full disclosure: I’m in no man’s land when it comes to belonging to a generation. I’m somewhere between Gen X andContinue reading
Millennials: Just Fail Already
We all know the rap on Millennials. Nice kids, but they’ve been coddled by their Boomer parents and aren’t able to deal with some of the harsh realities of life. In fact, they chose to go back and live withContinue reading