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Next gen

Meaningful mentoring, opportunities to grow, flexibility and work/life integration: millennials — like women — want more from today's workplace.
Today’s college graduates are prepared, pragmatic, hopeful and confident – but their commitment is not being met by employers, making employers the "weakest link in the talent chain," according to a study by Accenture.
To attract and leverage the best talent, retail and consumer products companies must better address the needs of Millennials, women and multicultural employees, according to a panel of industry leaders at the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference in Miami.
Two-thirds of Millennials express a desire to leave their organizations by 2020, and businesses must adjust how they nurture loyalty among them or risk losing a large percentage of their workforces, according to a new Deloitte study.
A declining economy since the dot-com bubble burst, changing technology and a demographic shift in the spending population have ushered in a new age of consumerism, according to Sarah Sladek, founder of XYZ University.
Baby Boomers' grip on the industry's leadership reins is loosening as younger team members step into top roles – and companies will benefit from more age-diverse leaders, according to Sarah Sladek, founder of management consulting firm XYZ University.
I spent the last two years embracing change at lightning speed — some of it good, some of it full of growing pains. Life brought changes that touched every aspect of my being — relationships, career, parents, kids, even my dogs.
This year, Millennials will overtake Baby Boomers as the largest living generation and will represent the majority of the workforce — calling for new management styles and strategies.
NEW’s mission is to advance women, grow business and transform the retail and consumer goods industry to create a better workplace for all.