Gen X Crunched by Career & Kids

Gen X Crunched by Career & Kids

Posted On September 4, 2012

First there was the sandwich generation – the Boomers caught between caring for their growing kids and their aging parents. Now there’s Gen X-hausted, according to an Economist writer – Gen Xers who are crunched between maximizing their career peaks and caring for young children – an exhausting combination. The…

Categories: Generations

Baby Boomers: The Grandparent Demographic

Posted On September 7, 2012

This week’s Grandparents’ Day is an appropriate time to notice that Baby Boomers now dominate the Grandparent demographic. According to statistics cited by Newsday, Boomers now make up a majority of grandparents. The average grandparent is a Leading Edge (Early) Boomer (64). The average new grandparent is a Late Boomer…

Categories: Baby Boomers

Millennials’ “BYOD” Straining Network Security

Posted On September 11, 2012

One of the employee demands that Millennials are bringing to the workforce is known as BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device – the ability to bring their own smartphones, tablets, netbooks, etc., and to utilize workplace networks with them, including for work purposes. Now, a survey of network administrators shows…

Categories: Downloadable Media, Workplace

Baby Boomers Seek Meaningful Encore Careers

Posted On September 13, 2012

Many Baby Boomers are working past retirement by starting a second, or “encore,” career. reports that 9 million Boomers have already launched their retirement careers. That’s about 10% and well more than the number of Boomers who have reached official retirement age. In their encore careers, Boomers are often…

Categories: Baby Boomers, Entrepreneurship, Workplace

Millennials the “Cheapest Generation”?

Posted On September 18, 2012

Millennials aren’t buying, at least not big ticket items, according to an Atlantic Monthly analysis that calls them the “The Cheapest Generation.” The number of twenty-somethings who buy cars is off nearly a third from its peak. Even the number of teenagers with a driver’s license is down nearly 30%…

Categories: Blog, Home Ownership

Millennials Weigh In

Posted On September 27, 2012

The political potential of Millennials has begun to be realized across the globe in the last few years, as they reach adulthood and voting age. In the Middle East, younger generations are seen as largely responsible for the social-media fueled Arab Spring and Green Revolution. In Europe, Millennials affected by…

Categories: Voting Behavior