Millennials in the Workplace

Millennials in the Workplace

Posted On April 29, 2017

By Sarah Allen, Community Manager, NucleusLife By now it’s easy to tell that Millennials have entered today’s workforce with a very different set of values and desires than previous generations. Growing up in a constantly connected world has given them a different perspective on company loyalty, work-life balance, career trajectory, and coworkers. There are an almost overwhelming amount of articles, blog posts, and tweets about how Millennials are the “participation trophy” generation; they’ve been labelled entitled, self-absorbed, and lazy – the list never ends. Instead of rehashing oft-disproved critiques,  let’s take a look at how Millennials are thriving (because they… Read More

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Work, Workplace

Belichick Keeps Teaching Us How To Win

Posted On April 24, 2017

A couple months ago, I wrote in this space about New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick’s disdain for social media – “I’m not on SnapFace and all that,” he famously said last season – and the fact that most of us can’t afford to be so blasé about it. In a recent interview with CNBC, however, the five-time Super Bowl winner offered some perspective on his view. Personal relationships, Belichick said, are essential to success, and social media can distract you from them. Certainly we can see this in the business world, where in-person networking is still much more effective… Read More

Categories: Work, Workplace

Baseball slow motion woes: Millennials will have nothing of it

Posted On April 6, 2017

When the Chicago Cubs finally broke a 108-year championship drought and won the World Series last fall, cheers went up around the country from Cubs fans frustrated by decades of ineptitude. Many millennials, however, might not have noticed. Baseball is a Baby Boomer’s game. While revenue and attendance are reportedly holding steady, baseball’s fan base is aging. According to Neilsen ratings cited by the Washington Post, half of baseball viewers are 55 or older, up 41 percent from a decade ago. The average age of a Major League Baseball fan is 53, according to the Post, older than the NFL… Read More

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials