Pop goes the workplace: The rise of flash organizations

Pop goes the workplace: The rise of flash organizations

Posted On July 28, 2017

You know all about startups. But have you heard about pop-ups? In an economy where layoffs and job insecurity are becoming the norm and employers are trying to do more with less, pop-up employment or “flash organizations” may be an emerging trend in certain industries. Flash organizations are loosely knit…

Categories: Workplace

That Girl Can Code!

Posted On July 24, 2017

Women have made a lot of gains in the workplace, and many of those gains have been accomplished or expanded upon by millennials. Computing and the tech industry remain largely male-dominated fields, however. According to National Center for Women and Information Technology, only 26 percent of computing jobs in the…

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Women, Work, Workplace

Do millennials have us motoring to a sharing economy?

Posted On July 12, 2017

How important is your car? Most of us would say, “very.” We are a nation that loves the freedom of private automobiles. It may surprise you, then, to hear that 30 percent of millennials who responded in a Goldman Sachs survey had no plans to buy a car. Another 25…

Categories: Automotive, Generation Y / Millennials, Product Design

Preparing millennials for the grind: Not everyone gets a trophy in college football, or the working world

Posted On July 11, 2017

College football coaches find inspiration and motivational tips in a variety of places, from generals to CEOs to children battling cancer. It doesn’t matter where the lesson comes from, only that it is powerful enough to have an effect on a group of 18- to 23-year-old men who spend most…

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Workplace

Leading Multi-Generational Teams

Posted On July 6, 2017

If I mention the term “Generation X,” what’s the first word that pops in your mind? Is it “slackers?” When you think of millennials, do you automatically think of someone who has a feeling of entitlement, who is likely to leave a job at the drop of a hat if…

Categories: Work, Workplace

Micro-Generation? “Xennials?”

Posted On July 3, 2017

Ever felt like you didn’t fit within your generation? Or maybe that you fit in parts of more than one? If you were born between 1977 and 1983, an Australian sociology professor believes you’re right. Dan Woodman, an associate sociology professor at the University of Melbourne, believes people born during…

Categories: Generation X, Generation Y / Millennials, Generations