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.

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?

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

Why Building Community Online is Important When Attracting and Engaging Millennials

Socious

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Millennials & Communities

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?

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.

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."

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

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.

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.

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. Angry Millennials love conferences with meaningful experiences.

[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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Are Millennials Really Swiping Left on Associations?

Association Adviser

There’s a lot of concern out there about who millennials are, what they value, and what associations and employers can do to hang on to them. Notice that I didn’t write, “What millennials can. From the Front Lines Membership Association membership baby boomers generations millennials

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.

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.

5 Ways to Engage Millennials in Meetings

Cvent Association Tips

Loosely defined as individuals born between the 1980s and early 2000s, the oldest millennials are now in their early to mid 30s. Membership Engagement: Millennials expect more peer-to-peer interaction and experiences that are more personalized and fun.

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.

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

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.

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. For the Millennials, that has come in the form of complaints about them being entitled – showing up at work and immediately wanting a promotion.

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 have a higher bar, plain and simple.

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?

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

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!

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.

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.

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.

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. The entrance of the Millennials may be highlighting the problem, but they themselves are not the problem.

Do Millennials Prefer Virtual Meetings? No! Face To Face Matters! [Infographic]

Velvet Chainsaw

Conventional wisdom says that millennials prefer virtual and digital meetings over face to face ones. The post Do Millennials Prefer Virtual Meetings? Uncategorized digital events face to face meetings hybrid meetings Millennial virtual meetings

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. If you put blinders on and focus only on the Millennials, you’ll get into as much trouble as you would if you ignored their power and influence.

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?

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.

Why Millennials Join Associations and What Associations Can Do to Keep Them

Association Adviser

Despite popular sentiment that millennials are disinterested in joining traditional professional associations, young people are uniquely positioned to benefit from association membership in important ways. Educational and professional resources : millennials love to learn.

Professional Development for Millennials (and Everyone Else Too)

Association Adviser

Millennials: You know them well, those 73 million professionals born between 1980 and 1996 who are now an integral part of the American workplace. It’s a myth that millennials feel entitled to a better title and more pay for simply doing their jobs.

Wednesday Buzz: Connecting with Millennials on Social Media

Associations Now

How to use the latest Facebook and Instagram features to reach and engage with millennials online. Social Media Examiner reveals how to leverage the latest in Facebook and Instagram features to connect and engage with millennials.