Millennial Engagement Articles

Engaging millennials is more important now than ever for businesses and Human Resources departments. Generation Y is changing the face of work in many industries and businesses large and small need to adapt to their needs or risk losing out on burgeoning talent.


Advertising on the photo sharing platform can influence buying decisions, but you must partner with the right people and define your audience. Consider these insights.

Emoticons at the office are not all harmless fun. Avoid these pitfalls to prevent mixed messages—or something much more damaging.

Video communication is paramount to any kind of millennial engagement effort your company can perform. The written word is not dead, but video should enhance and supplement your written internal communications.

In yesterday’s Advisor we began to explore five training tips for getting your employees up to speed with the Internet of Things (IoT). Today we’ll look at a few more tips.

According to U.S. Census data, the average size of medical debt fell nearly 40 percent from patients age 27 to 64 in 2016.

A permalancer is a freelancer whose position has turned into a full-time one but without benefits typical for full-time employees. This happens when a freelancer works with just one employer that provides them with significant amounts of work. Governmental agencies and private companies are often offering permalancing positions to their independent contractors.

It doesn’t take a psychic to see that at least one tide has turned in the employment market—recruiters are having to deal with recruits and even employees, newly hired or not, “ghosting” them.

Many people work multiple hourly, part-time jobs but still can’t afford their full-time bills. While these employees are hardworking, they often struggle financially because of unstable hours and low hourly wages. This group of people falls into the category of the underemployed. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 8% of all American workers, hourly and otherwise, are currently underemployed.

According to the 2018 Millennial Benefit Trends Report, the millennial participants were asked to rank the benefit categories from most to least important. Number one on the list is “Health Insurance,” which 63.64% rated as “Extremely Important”.

Strategic influence continues to remain strong for HR leaders, according to a new Paychex study. A vast majority say they are focused on culture to drive results, and they believe technology is boosting the employee experience. Here’s the latest thinking.

Vacation days, time off, and generally an intuitive, positive, supportive work environment attract the best job candidates. In all industries trying to improve their millennial engagement, corporate culture is the backbone of company’s efforts. Nothing improves and builds a positive corporate culture like a fair, easy-to-use time-off system.

As baby boomers thank years of soaring markets, millennials and Gen Z are held back by student debt, stagnant wages.

Wall Street's reputation for demanding long hours of employees, particularly young ones, does not sit well with today's young professionals.

A recent survey from Fierce Conversations, a training company that teaches organizations how to have effective conversations, revealed key insight into the potential impact recent political and social events have had on the workplace—from who is being invited to the conversation to increased feelings of self-empowerment.

A proposed class-action lawsuit alleging Facebook’s ad placement tools facilitate discrimination against older job seekers has been expanded to identify additional companies, further widening the latest front in claims that candidates are being filtered out by gender, geography, race and age.

A Pricewaterhouse-Coopers report states that by 2020, millennial women will account for 25% of the global workforce. They are entering the workplace at bigger numbers than women in prior generations; they are highly educated with higher graduation percentages than men in their generation.

The majority of UK businesses are failing to communicate properly with their younger employees and it’s affecting their workplace morale and productivity, a new survey has found.

At some point in our lives we lose our innocence and naivety. We become afraid of being judged. We allow this fear to take over, which results in missed opportunities.

A boss’ job is to direct and lead his team towards a common goal that is consistent with the overall business message. A boss’ job is to instruct and give necessary feedback to improve the workings of employees. Most importantly, a boss’ job is to ensure the belief in what the company stands for and encourage others to become as passionate as he/she is.

As the CEO of Artist Uprising, I have come across many lessons about millennials in the business. From my internal employees to the artists my company works with, I’m passionate about propelling people into roles that set them up for success. Companies often come to me asking why they are not attracting the millennial generation.

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