Do Millennials Define Engagement Differently?

Jamie Notter

Her Millennial daughter came home from work and told the mother that she had quit her job. When the mom asked why, the Millennial daughter replied, “because they wouldn’t listen to my ideas.” Engagement Generational Diversity culture employee engagement millennials

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. Engage your millennials. ‘Tis the season for giving!

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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.

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?

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. This post is part of a series about Millennials and Online Community.

Millennial-friendly meetings: Bring on the couches and big screens

Aaron Wolowiec

Google images of millennials and you’ll find young professionals connected to their smart phones and tablets. Meetings and events offer the best possible platform to help millennials expand their networks, customize their self-education and personalize their career paths,” the report says.

Tips on Attracting Millennials to Your Professional Association

Blue Sky eLearn

Millennials are the most abundant generation in today’s workforce yet represent the smallest percentage in most professional associations. Loyalty Programs : 86% of millennials join loyalty programs. You can see many more stats on millennials here. Millennials care.

How to Get Millennial Donors from Social Media

Wild Apricot

If you're struggling to get millennials to donate, follow these tried and tested ways nonprofits these days are successfully getting new millennial donors off social media. Millennials

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.

Professional Development for Millennials (and Everyone Else Too)

Association Adviser

5 ways to invest in millennials and their professional development so they are more likely to be engaged in their jobs and loyal to your company or association. The post Professional Development for Millennials (and Everyone Else Too) appeared first on Association Adviser.

Study says, associations must target Millennial learners.

YourMembership Blog

The Millennial generation—of which I’m a proud card-carrying member—has certainly been a hot topic during the last couple of years. To learn more, The post Study says, associations must target Millennial learners. Membership & Marketing MillennialsAs the largest working generation, we’re shaping how associations recruit, engage and retain membership.

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.” Member Engagement + Retention 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. It's not that we need to do whatever the Millennials want.

Why Building Community Online is Important When Attracting and Engaging Millennials


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

Is your association helping millennials further their careers?

YourMembership Blog

The post Is your association helping millennials further their careers? Career Solutions Job Board Software Professional Development Career Center Solutions MillennialsAt the risk of stating the obvious, every membership organization needs members. Recruiting and retaining members is fundamental to the success of any association, but it’s often easier said than done.

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?

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.

Understanding Millennials


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?

Changing the World: The Millennial Appeal

YourMembership Blog

Categories: Social Media and Business Trends Tags: millennials I’ve written about Millennials frequently. The sheer numbers of Millennials and their propensity towards consensus building, means most associations (and member-based organizations) are [.] ( Read more. ) The post Changing the World: The Millennial Appeal appeared first on Social Media and Business Trends millennials

Attracting Millennials: Are you thinking age-appropriately?

Association Adviser

Attracting millennials to your association requires thinking about the different life stages they are living through – and marketing to them appropriately. Millennials range in age from 16 to 35. Targeting older millennials for membership? Younger vs. Older Millennials.

Making a Millennial Impact

Wild Apricot

Is your organization enabling Millennials to connect, get involved and give? The 2012 Millennial Impact Report offers some insight into engaging this generation. Millennials engagement

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.

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Millennials Are Lazy?

Eric Lanke

The Hourglass Blog came to an end for a variety of reasons, but one was clearly how, even in 2012, the focus of all generational conversations in the workplace was increasingly on the Millennials. Millennials are lazy. I see something similar happening with Millennials.

Millennial learners: Creating connection in an era of disconnect

Aaron Wolowiec

Just when you thought you’ve considered generational differences from every possible angle, another new consideration crops up: How are you creating connection and engagement for millennial learners

Younger Millennials Strike Back with “OK Boomer”

Jamie Notter

The keynote I did in San Diego last week covered both Millennials and workplace culture, and as I was preparing for it, I realized that Millennials have now been in the workforce for more than 15 years. The oldest Millennials are nearly 40 now, and that means that the younger Millennials (often called Gen Z) are now entering both adulthood and the workforce in larger numbers, and like every generation, the second-half cohort is noticeably different than the first half.

Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z

WBT Systems

Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z. Read more about Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z

Onboarding Millennial Members: Capturing Their Attention and Keeping It


Associations, at their core, are a natural fit for millennials. The majority of what they provide is directly in line… The post Onboarding Millennial Members: Capturing Their Attention and Keeping It appeared first on MultiView.

How to Convince Association Millennials to Stick Around in 2019


With the average age of the association workforce starting to shift toward the younger generations, it’s crucial that you’re considering what it will take to keep Millennials plugged into your association. Trying to look into the future to see how you can be the most prepared in 2019?

Key Insights To Help Inspire and Engage Millennials

Wild Apricot

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

Daily Buzz: How Millennials Engage With Causes

Associations Now

Millennials, tech, activism—a 10-year study shares how the plugged-in generation interacts with causes and social issues. A statement that should come as no surprise to anyone: Millennials are engaged in technology and leverage it as a tool for activism.

The Key to Attracting Millennials

Association Success

I am not an expert on Millennials, but I have three daughters aged 22, 20 and 18 so I am definitely gaining some basic understanding of how they think. Five years ago, when figuring out how to rejuvenate our gradually declining association revenues and aging membership, I remembered my kids comfort level with digital technology and knew intuitively that any attempt to attract the Millennials would have to include a new approach to our clearly outdated digital presence.

Adulting Programs Help Gen Z & Millennials Survive & Thrive in Their Careers

WBT Systems

Adulting Programs Help Gen Z & Millennials Survive & Thrive in Their Careers. Read more about Adulting Programs Help Gen Z & Millennials Survive & Thrive in Their Careers

The Four Trends That Shaped the Millennials

Jamie Notter

I spoke this week at the Direct Marketing Association's annual meeting --twice actually: I did a "book club" session on When Millennials Take Over , and then I had a concurrent session on "What the Experienced Marketer Can Learn from Millennials."

How to Recruit and Retain Millennial Employees (Hint: Start by Building Community)

Higher Logic

Some companies naturally attract millennials. Lean on research, including studies and surveys, that flat-out asks millennials what they want. In the study, 88 percent of millennials polled preferred a collaborative work culture to that of a competitive one.

Good News About Millennials and Meetings

Wild Apricot

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

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.

The Truth About Getting Millennials to Volunteer

Wild Apricot

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

Forget Millennials - What About Gen X & Boomers?

Wild Apricot

Millennials Non-profit Non-profit Communications Boomers Is your association or non-profit connecting with all of the generations?

Tips for Managing Millennials - from a real, live millennial!

Association Management

that it dawned on me that I belong to the dreaded Millennial Generation. In a Fortune Magazine article entitled Everything you need to know about your Millennial co-workers , Katherine Reynolds Lewis. employs a large number of Millennials.

Marketing Study: Think Beyond Millennials, Gen Z

Associations Now

The marketing agency Zenith lays out a useful contrarian take on ad targeting: We might be past the point where millennials and Generation Z are worth all the attention. Hence why you feel like you can’t get away from reading about millennials and Generation Z.