Month: March 2019

How to Recruit Millennials and Gen Y – 3 Groundbreaking Mindset Shifts

By butler.jeff1 / March 21, 2019 / Comments Off on How to Recruit Millennials and Gen Y – 3 Groundbreaking Mindset Shifts

Read an article or two on recruiting Millennials (born 1981-1996) and you will find a lot of the same advice: build relationships, provide career growth opportunities, focusing on a mission, etc. Unfortunately, a lot of this advice applies to many generations. Ask a generation that wouldn’t prefer an authentic hiring manager, or a recruiter that…

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6 Proven Ways to Effectively Retain Millennial Employees

By butler.jeff1 / March 20, 2019 / Comments Off on 6 Proven Ways to Effectively Retain Millennial Employees

With all the articles out there on retaining Millennial employees, many of them are helpful in showing what the key areas are, but rarely how to implement it. For instance, when someone says creating growth opportunities, how do you actually implement that in the workplace? Do you give your employees extra projects? Do you promote…

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What is the Difference Between Generation Y and Millennial?

By butler.jeff1 / March 19, 2019 / Comments Off on What is the Difference Between Generation Y and Millennial?

So what is the difference between Millennials and Generation Y? Are they the same thing? But if they are, why are there two different names? These questions always drive me crazy when I read about generations in the media, so I decided to write this article to set the record straight. Often, people use them…

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What are Millennials? (Generation Y) 2019 Update

By butler.jeff1 / March 18, 2019 / Comments Off on What are Millennials? (Generation Y) 2019 Update

  Whenever I travel around the world, helping companies with generations the Millennial generation always come up. More specifically,   What is it? What does it mean? And how will knowing more about it benefit me? I tell them Millennials or Generation Y, are the behavior patterns associated with people born in specific time frame…

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Millennial Burnout Is Not Real – Here’s Why

By butler.jeff1 / March 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Millennial Burnout Is Not Real – Here’s Why

Recently, the concept of Millennials experiencing burnout has gone mainstream from a Buzzfeed article. In the article, Anne Helen Petersen does an amazing job painting the struggle Millennials (born 1980-1996) experience in their steady careers. While I agree with her on many points, I don’t believe this is Millennial burnout, but its Society Burnout What…

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Want to Make Better Decisions? Researchers Say Do These 5 Things to Succeed

By butler.jeff1 / March 16, 2019 / Comments Off on Want to Make Better Decisions? Researchers Say Do These 5 Things to Succeed

Wherever you are in your career, it never hurts to learn how to make better decisions. In fact, the point that you are at in your career currently can be attested to various decisions that you made in the past. Poor destination, poor decisions. Great destination- you get the picture. When articles are written about…

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That’s Not Fair! How Being Fair Creates Poor Decision Making

By butler.jeff1 / March 14, 2019 / Comments Off on That’s Not Fair! How Being Fair Creates Poor Decision Making

“Wow! I can’t believe they did that!” If you ever been to a car dealership you might have said this once or twice. Dealerships are known to be a battleground for top notch sales people manipulating unaware buyers. While this not always be true, many people have had extremely uncomfortable heated negotiations at dealership that…

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Can’t Seem to Focus? Here’s a 4-step Strategy that a Nobel Prize Winner Suggests to Increase Self-Control

By butler.jeff1 / March 13, 2019 / Comments Off on Can’t Seem to Focus? Here’s a 4-step Strategy that a Nobel Prize Winner Suggests to Increase Self-Control

  “I just can’t seem to get it done.” Whether you are trying to lose weight, be financially smarter, or make better decisions at work, mastering self control can completely transform the direction of your life. However, the promise of increased self control has been promoted by so many fitness experts and personal development gurus,…

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Worried about your credit score? Turns out Millennials have lower credit scores than previous generations and it should be that way

By butler.jeff1 / March 12, 2019 / Comments Off on Worried about your credit score? Turns out Millennials have lower credit scores than previous generations and it should be that way

  In a recent article by LendingTree, the researchers compared generations and their credit scores finding that Millennials have the lower credit score of all the previous generations. While this may sound like Millennials are accumulated more debt, superficial, or just don’t know how to build strong credit, there is something else at play here.…

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Top 5 Almost-Darwin Selfies

By butler.jeff1 / March 11, 2019 / Comments Off on Top 5 Almost-Darwin Selfies

I couldn’t believe it when I read the news this week to find out a Millennial, tried to take a selfie at a zoo and… was attacked by a jaguar. Sometimes we live in a virtual reality world to such a degree that its hard to tell when is a good idea from a darwinian…

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