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What If Your ED Was a Millennial?

YourMembership Blog

There’s plenty of talk among organizations on how to recruit and engage Millennials but are you getting them involved to the point they are assuming the role of your next ED? And what would your organization look like if it was Millennial led? Millennials were raised to be collaborative [.] ( Read more. ) The post What If Your ED Was a Millennial?

Why Building Community Online is Important When Attracting and Engaging Millennials

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71% of American adults think that millennials are selfish. People look at millennials on their smartphones and tablets and say they’re focused on themselves, lacking engagement with other people. Member Engagement Online Community Public Social Networks Millennials

Your Millennials Are Frustrated

Jamie Notter

When we did our interviews with Millennials as part of the research for When Millennials Take Over , we were struck by how.perplexed the Millennials were with the way organizations are run. We need more speed (the last of the 4 capacities we discuss in When Millennials Take Over is "Fast"), and both IT and Millennials will play a role here. The choice is yours.

The One Thing You Need to do to Attract Millennials

YourMembership Blog

Categories: Member Engagement + Retention Tags: millennials TIME Magazine published a recent article entitled The Me Me Me Generation. The subhead read “Millennials are lazy, entitled narcissists who still live with their parents.” ” Before the rage of the Millennial reader befalls me, I want to throw out the two statistics this article touts.

Understanding Millennials

SocialFish

In which Jamie shares a couple of tips about understanding Millennials. Read When Millennials Take Over , which was recently given a shout out by Harvard Business Review ! Curious to know more? —————– ( photo credit ). Culture That Works

There Are 100 Million Millennials - Are You Ready?

Higher Logic

Generations expert (and my co-author and partner) Jamie Notter recently posted this extensive article detailing some numbers research he has been doing around exactly how many Millennials there are. Millennials: 99 million. So yes, Millennials are currently 52 percent larger than the Boomers, and even Gen X is 35 percent larger than the Boomers are now. What?!

Review: When Millennials Take Over

Spark Consulting

I recently had the opportunity to read a review copy of When Millennials Take Over , a new book by Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant of Culture That Works designed to help us get past the freak out and to a “ridiculously optimistic” view of the future of work. Fortunately, the Millennials, the generation born between 1982 and 2004, can help us. ” . Sounds hard, right?

Millennial Research Opportunity

Jamie Notter

In case you hadn’t heard yet, Maddie and I are doing some research for our next book, and we are looking specifically for the perspectives of Millennial employees in the workforce (even more specifically, ages 25 to 30, but we’re somewhat flexible). Millennials: we want YOU. Just point you and your millennial colleagues to this generic link to our survey.

Millennial-Friendly Benefits Worth Considering

Associations Now

Not sure how to crack the code to attracting and retaining that millennial workforce you’re looking for? Benefits could also help associations looking to attract millennials and other entry-level employees. More than two-out-of-five millennials—42 percent, to be exact—are walking around with student debt, according to a survey by the Institute of Politics at Harvard University.

Millennials and The Rise of Virtual Volunteering

Higher Logic

How would you finish this sentence: “Millennials are __”? It turns out, as Millennials take #blessed selfies and appear entitled at work, they’re actually giving more time and money to charity than previous generations. Maybe Millennials aren’t as bad as the media makes them out to be. How are millennials different? Millennials are different. Maybe “selfish”?

New Report Examines How Millennials View Leadership

Associations Now

New research reveals both similarities and differences in the way millennials and older generations approach the C-suite, as well as some misconceptions. It also gives cross-generational recommendations on how to ensure that millennials become successful leaders. Millennials, as the largest generation in the U.S. workforce , are an interesting group to study. workforce.

Learning from Millennials

Higher Logic

Ever since the Millennials started coming into the workforce about 10 years ago, we’ve been hearing a lot of complaints about them. For the Millennials, that has come in the form of complaints about them being entitled – showing up at work and immediately wanting a promotion. Quick, market to the Millennials! This post is part of a series about Millennials and Online Community.

What If Your ED Was a Millennial?

YourMembership Blog

There’s plenty of talk among organizations on how to recruit and engage Millennials but are you getting them involved to the point they are assuming the role of your next ED? And what would your organization look like if it was Millennial led? Millennials were raised to be collaborative [.] ( Read more. ) The post What If Your ED Was a Millennial?

The Myth of Millennial Job-Hopping

Jamie Notter

I talk to a lot of people who worry about retaining Millennial employees. They are concerned that Millennials don't want to stay in any one job for long--that they will jump to a new job in a matter of months or just a year or two. years, and in 2014 (almost all Millennials for that group) it was also 3.0. Who would want to hire someone who job-hops so much?! years. years.

Millennials Want to Know

Jamie Notter

The people NOT at the top are largely Millennials, a generation that grew up with the Google internet as a basic utility. So the Millennials are asking for a lot more information in the workplace. If you don’t, you will start to alienate the Millennials, which will soon become the largest generation in the workforce. One of the reasons behind this is generational.

Key Insights To Help Inspire and Engage Millennials

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are highlights of the 2014 Millennial Impact Report and insights for non-profits and membership organizations. membership Millennials

Why Another Book on Millennials?

Jamie Notter

Some of you may be wondering why Maddie and I thought the world needed another book about Millennials. Well there is: it''s the Millennial generation. If you want a strong culture that puts you light years ahead of your competition, then you must be willing to learn from the Millennials. That''s not to say the Millennials themselves have all the answers, or even that we all need to be like them or try to make them happy in our organizations. I mean do you have a place where nearly all of your staff are continuously giving extra effort. They LOVE working there.

Association Millennials In Their Own Words

SocialFish

Jamie Notter moderated a great panel with a group of smart Millennial association execs recently for Association Success. The idea was to talk with them, rather than about them… In the conversation, they opined on their reactions to various analyses of their controversial generation, and discussed whether Millennials do in fact want to join associations.

[Cool Infographic Friday] How to Motivate Millennials

SocialFish

based, full-time Millennial employees (not Virgin Pulse members). The report, “Misunderstood Millennials: How the Newest Workforce is Evolving Business” uncovers who Millennials really are, and what they want out of the companies they work for.
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Recently, Virgin Pulse released a survey of more than 1,000 U.S.-based, Cool Infographic Friday

Strategies To Create Conferences That Angry Millennials Love To Attend

Velvet Chainsaw

Millennials are angry, vocal and hungry for social change says Nancy Lublin , CEO of dosomething.org and Umair Haque , director of Havas Media Labs in a September 2013 Fast Company article. Attracting Angry Millennials. It has to do with adapting to global social changes and Millennials’ needs to engage them as paying attendees. You need to adapt your conference or die!

What If There Were 100 Million Millennials? (Because There Are)

Jamie Notter

history: the Baby Boomers and the Millennials. Then in the early 1980s, the Millennials started being born, and by 1989 we were back above 4 million births per year. And if you add even just one more year to the range, the Millennials end up larger than the Baby Boomers. Millennials, born between 1982 and 2004. And the Millennials have an even longer span of 23 years.

Learning from Millennials (Yes, Really)

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. ———– Ever since the Millennials started coming into the workforce about 10 years ago, we’ve been hearing a lot of complaints about them. Quick, market to the Millennials! Contact me for details! They don’t get it.

A Millennial Approach to Mentoring

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. If every generation before now has valued mentoring relationships, it seems unlikely it would change with the Millennials. Millennials are a product of the social internet. I’m excited to share them here for you over the next few months!

Millennials are Raising the Bar

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. ———– The Millennial generation grew up with unparalleled abundance. Millennials grew up with every bit of information known to humans available to them with the swipe of a finger or a few taps on the keyboard.

Millennial Engagement: Lessons from a Successful Video Contest

Associations Now

Through a social media-based video contest targeted at millennials, the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) introduced thousands of individuals to the organization and its credential—and picked up some tips for engaging students and young professionals. IMA also leveraged members of its own community—like councils, chapters, and accounting academics—to reach millennials.

The Truth About Getting Millennials to Volunteer

Wild Apricot Blog

In this guest post Erin Palmer dispels some myths about Millennials and also offers some tips to help nonprofits engage Millennials as volunteers. Millennials Volunteers

Who are the Millennials?

SocialFish

So while Gen X got some attention back in the early 90s when they were entering the workforce, the attention on the Millennials is likely going to follow them their whole career. Given their importance, then, here’s a simple question: Who are the Millennials? If you’re like me, you’ve been seeing a lot written about the Millenials lately. history. All of the above.

Three Ways to Woo Millennials to Your Workplace

Associations Now

A new Deloitte survey shows millennials’ workplace wants have shifted in the last year. But, after 12 months of political and social upheaval, those ambitions have been tempered,” said the freshly released freshly released Deloitte Millennial Survey 2017. Here are three takeaways for associations looking to recruit and retain millennials: Underscore your stability.

The millennial mantra: give

Aaron Wolowiec

And millennials are taking note. According to the plethora of research on millennial behavior, Gen Y embraces social responsibility. At the same time, millennials believe in giving back – but not necessarily with money. And so the new study by Achieve , a research and creative agency for causes and The Millennial Impact Project, caught my attention. Network. Transfer.

Is Your Organization Compatible with Millennials?

Jamie Notter

Since publishing When Millennials Take Over , we've been consistently approached by people wanting us to answer a central question: how do we attract Millennials? How do we retain our Millennial employees? So if you want to attract Millennials, you need more than good messaging. Drawing on our book research, we have developed a Millennial Compatibility Index.

Figuring Out the Millennials as Consumers

Jamie Notter

Everybody wants to figure out the Millennials. Since the Millennials are the largest generation ever, they are ultimately going to spend more than any other generation has. But it''s coming, and more and more companies are now lining up to figure out the millennials so they can market and sell to them better. Unfortunately, since there''s so much hype about this generation out there, it''s hard to get a bead on what is really going to matter to the Millennials. If you want to sell to Millennials, then try putting your attention on these six areas: 1. Innovate.

Can Associations Attract Millennials with Credentialing?

Associations Now

A recent study finds that more than 90 percent of educational institutions are offering credentials and digital badges, in part, to serve their millennial students, who favor badging and certificates to traditional degrees. What about millennials? As an aside: Did you know that millennials are now the largest population in the U.S.? What do they want? It’s a win-win for both.”.

Are you relevant to a Millennial workforce?

SocialFish

Did you know that there are 100 million Millennials? Did you know that Millennials think our organizations make NO sense? Of course you don’t want to just pander to the Millennials or throw in a foosball table and hope that improves morale. But what if there was a blueprint for a culture that both enables high performance AND makes sense to Millennials? You need results.

It’s Not About Dealing With Millennials

Jamie Notter

But I will say that in this conversation (as there is in so many like them), there is still a sense that the Millennials are a generation that “we” are going to have to deal with. The Millennials have been getting our attention, but the Boomers and Xers have still been 80% or more of the workforce for a long time now. We will deal with them. We have to deal with them.

Accountants Group Debuts Millennial-Friendly Ad Campaign

Associations Now

Although accountants and tattoos might seem like an unlikely combination, millennials and tattoos aren’t. So, when IMA decided it wanted to attract millennials to its certification, the group sought to do it in a way that might resonate with young professionals—or at the very least elicit a smile and raise awareness. “We Earning an industry certification is cool and valuable.

Speed and Trust - Why Millennials Need Both

Higher Logic

Based on our research, the Millennial generation is coming into the workforce expecting something that most, especially associations, are truly bad at: speed. The Millennial generation expects things to be fast. While older generations remember life before that, the Millennials know nothing other than the fast option. Millennials & CommunitiesTrust enables speed.

[New!!] How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation?

SocialFish

How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation? Take the Millennial Alignment Scan to find out! Sign up today and start building an organization that makes sense in the Millennial era. Here’s a sneak peek at how it works. Culture That Works Featured

Good News About Millennials and Meetings

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’re in the midst of event planning for the coming year, here’s some good news about getting Millennials to attend your events. Millennials events

Don’t Go Overboard on Millennials

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. ————– This may sound like odd advice from someone who wrote a book titled, “ When Millennials Take Over ,” but it’s important that we don’t become too obsessed with the Millennial generation right now.

The Problem Isn’t Millennials

SocialFish

Stop focusing on the Millennials and their entitlement, their impatience, their flip flops, and how they only know how to text, but not how to write. Much of that hype is not particularly true, and even for the parts that are true, we have much bigger fish to fry than the specific quirks of the Millennials. Now is the time to learn from Millennials–not blame them as the problem.