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About the Millennial Minded Blog

Six of our editorial staffers are millennials, born between 1980 and 1995. Here they'll share their personal stories and perspectives while discussing today's issues facing young employees and the changing workforce. Contact millennial blogger Meg Fry at megf@njbiz.com.

How to gain mentors using Twitter

“They’ll think it’s strange if I contact them.” “They’re probably too busy to care.” “I’ll just figure it out myself.” Stop it. All of you. Now. And log on to Twitter.

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, “I can’t wait to get out of this place,” or, “If I got a job elsewhere, I would totally move,” or, “This snow sucks! I want to...

For millennials who can afford to live alone, it has benefits

I know the moral of the movie “Home Alone” 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...

In support of snail mail: Millennials take note

I came across this article on The Muse Wednesday and immediately thought:

Millennial management is a matter of extremes

On one side, there’s the stereotypical depiction of a millennial-friendly manager: The one who pats you on the head after a mistake and says, without sarcasm, “Hey Mr. Good Worker, I know you just lost us business, but that’s...

Millennials: An IT department's worst nightmare

Below you will find genuine queries posed to a business’ IT desk, taken from one NJBIZ writer’s anonymous acquaintance (who is very familiar with the comic drudgeries of said desk):

Paid family leave: Not just for women, but not always equal

There is very good reason why this blog is appearing in “Millennial Minded” and not “Breaking Glass”: Paid family leave is not a “women's” issue, but (increasingly) a millennial one.

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.

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...

How to ditch the 9 to 5

I don’t have any friends in their 20’s or 30’s who don’t believe in the “side hustle.”

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