NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:32:43 EST Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:32:43 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150423/MILLENNIAL/150429892&source=RSS Guess what's got the tech generation feeling guilty My cell phone skips around my cubicle's desk as it does its usual text-receiving vibration dance. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150423/MILLENNIAL/150429892&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150421/MILLENNIAL/150429946&source=RSS Has the tattoo taboo changed in the workplace? You decide While out to dinner with a friend, I was shocked to learn she disapproved of my getting a tattoo on my forearm, where everyone could see it. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150421/MILLENNIAL/150429946&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150414/MILLENNIAL/150419906&source=RSS The real benefits of unlimited paid time off Unlimited paid time off the ultimate pipedream. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150414/MILLENNIAL/150419906&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150407/MILLENNIAL/150409852&source=RSS Why getting hired by your business could be good for a millennial The screen fades in on a black-and-white scene. A group of men sit around a board room table in a smoke-filled room one of them is rhythmically slamming keys on a typewriter. Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150407/MILLENNIAL/150409852&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150402/MILLENNIAL/150409939&source=RSS Where you go to college doesn't matter The month of April can either make college applicants sob or rejoice. Thu, 02 Apr 2015 13:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150402/MILLENNIAL/150409939&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150327/MILLENNIAL/150329798&source=RSS Millennials The 'I' generation? The story goes like this It was my junior year at Rutgers. I was sitting in a creative writing class during one of its sessions in which students were encouraged to bring in their works to be read for the class. We had gone around the room a quarter of the way and, as is typical with a lot of early writers, there was a lot of first person. . . Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150327/MILLENNIAL/150329798&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150317/MILLENNIAL/150319803&source=RSS Insert foot directly in mouth Professionalism and social media I&#8217ve said it before Boomers have a lot they can learn from millennials. Sure, it&#8217s a two-way street, but research shows millennials are eager for face-to-face mentorship in the workplace and, anecdotally, some of my fellow millennials who are in the workforce have found that this desire has been met with condescension. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150317/MILLENNIAL/150319803&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150312/MILLENNIAL/150319921&source=RSS Attitudes and actions of millennial employees across the globe One typical afternoon, an American employee between the ages of 18-30 clicked a couple boxes, answering a set of questions he or she found amid 9-5 yawns and aimless Internet wandering. That response was then amalgamated into the whole, and maybe it knocked a fraction of a percentage point off the 40 percent of millennials who &#8220want more. . . Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150312/MILLENNIAL/150319921&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150311/MILLENNIAL/150319942&source=RSS TLDR May I have your attention, please? It&#8217s clearly a symptom of our information culture We&#8217re so entirely surrounded by stimuli and other information that multitasking has shifted from being a skill to a means of survival. Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150311/MILLENNIAL/150319942&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150310/MILLENNIAL/150319976&source=RSS Investing in yourself and in others How to be a 'Yes, and heighten' type of person I wasn&#8217t always a journalist. Before NJBIZ, I was a bartender a production coordinator a tutor a personal assistant an accounting clerk a screenwriting consultant a grill cook the list meanders on and on. The one thing that&#8217s never changed? The sum of all my experiences. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150310/MILLENNIAL/150319976&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150302/MILLENNIAL/150309966&source=RSS How to gain mentors using Twitter &#8220They&#8217ll think it&#8217s strange if I contact them. &#8221 &#8220They&#8217re probably too busy to care. &#8221 &#8220I&#8217ll just figure it out myself. &#8221 Stop it. All of you. Now. And log on to Twitter. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150302/MILLENNIAL/150309966&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150226/MILLENNIAL/150229859&source=RSS Here's a few things to consider if you're a millennial literally on the move Quick question for all you Jersey residents On a daily basis, how many of you say, &#8220I can&#8217t wait to get out of this place,&#8221 or, &#8220If I got a job elsewhere, I would totally move,&#8221 or, &#8220This snow sucks! I want to live somewhere warmer. &#8221? Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150226/MILLENNIAL/150229859&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150219/MILLENNIAL/150219774&source=RSS For millennials who can afford to live alone, it has benefits I know the moral of the movie &#8220Home Alone&#8221 is supposed to teach us to appreciate and cherish the time we have with the loved ones in our lives. Still, as a 20-something who is living on his own for the first time, I can't help but chant Kevin McCallister's refrain as I dance alone to soul music in my kitchen while I make myself a batch. . . Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150219/MILLENNIAL/150219774&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150218/MILLENNIAL/150219813&source=RSS In support of snail mail Millennials take note I came across this article on The Muse Wednesday and immediately thought Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150218/MILLENNIAL/150219813&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150213/MILLENNIAL/150219896&source=RSS Millennial management is a matter of extremes On one side, there&#8217s the stereotypical depiction of a millennial-friendly manager The one who pats you on the head after a mistake and says, without sarcasm, &#8220Hey Mr. Good Worker, I know you just lost us business, but that&#8217s OK,&#8221 before passing out sparkly Little League participation trophies around the office. Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150213/MILLENNIAL/150219896&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150209/MILLENNIAL/150209807&source=RSS Millennials An IT department's worst nightmare Below you will find genuine queries posed to a business&#8217 IT desk, taken from one NJBIZ writer&#8217s anonymous acquaintance who is very familiar with the comic drudgeries of said desk Mon, 09 Feb 2015 13:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150209/MILLENNIAL/150209807&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150205/MILLENNIAL/150209878&source=RSS Paid family leave Not just for women, but not always equal There is very good reason why this blog is appearing in &#8220Millennial Minded&#8221 and not &#8220Breaking Glass&#8221 Paid family leave is not a &#8220women's&#8221 issue, but increasingly a millennial one. Thu, 05 Feb 2015 13:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150205/MILLENNIAL/150209878&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150203/MILLENNIAL/150209941&source=RSS Budweiser's Super Bowl ad is exactly the reason why millennials don't drink it Budweiser may have brought its beloved Clydesdales back, but it's still severely missing the mark with millennial demographics. Tue, 03 Feb 2015 13:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150203/MILLENNIAL/150209941&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150128/MILLENNIAL/150129736&source=RSS Popular website focuses on millennials however, its work is anything but elite It's no secret among my circle of friends I'm no fan of the content-farm-masking-itself-as-a-news-outlet website Elite Daily. But, judging from my Facebook's news feed, that's a relatively unpopular opinion. The website bills itself as being made by millennials for millennials. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150128/MILLENNIAL/150129736&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150127/MILLENNIAL/150129769&source=RSS How to ditch the 9 to 5 I don&#8217t have any friends in their 20&#8217s or 30&#8217s who don&#8217t believe in the &#8220side hustle. &#8221 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150127/MILLENNIAL/150129769&source=RSS