Diversity In American Education

Geography: United States Research Source: Pew Research Center —Date: September 2015 —Findings: 50% of Americans younger than 5 were minorities in 2013, compared with just 17% of those ages 85 or older. In 2013 only 7% of 18- to 24-year-olds dropped out of high school, down from 12% in 2000. 90% of Americans say communication is one of the […]

Myths About Millennials

Geography: United States Research Source: Jennifer Deal of the Centre for Creative Leadership, an executive-training outfit, and Alec Levenson of the University of Southern California —Date: September 2015 —Findings: Millennials making up 37% of the total America’s workforce. 41% of millennials agreed that “employees should do what their manager tells them, even when they can’t see the reason […]

More Than Half Of Employees Stay 2 to 6 Years, Fewer For Millennials

Geography: United States —Research Source: Kronos & WorkplaceTrends.com —Date: September 2015 —Findings:  40% of HR, and 31% of managers, say that the retention rate of employees is between 2 and 6 years. 15% of HR, and 10% of managers, say that the retention rate of employees is 2 years or less. 9% of HR, and 14% of […]

Baby Boomers Have A Will While Millennials Don’t

Geography: United States Research Source: PwC —Date: July 2015 —Finding: 37% of employees have a will, compared to 40% in 2014 and 41% in 2013. 63% of Baby Boomers, 29% of Gen X, and 12% of Gen Y have a will. 62% of those with wills say they have reviewed and made necessary updates within the […]

Millennials Most Concerned About Emergency Expenses

Geography: United States Research Source: PwC —Date: July 2015 —Finding: 51% of employees are mostly concerned about not having enough emergency savings for unexpected expenses. 43% of Baby Boomers, 52% of Generation X, and 61% of Generation Y are concerned about this. Recommendations: Most of employees, regardless of age, are concerned about not having enough emergency […]

Millennials Least Concerned About Retirement

Geography: United States Research Source: PwC —Date: July 2015 —Finding: 40% of employees are concerned about not being able to retire when they want to. 53% of Baby Boomers, 40% of Generation X, and 24% of Generation Y are concerned about this. 19% of employees are concerned about not being able to meet monthly expenses and […]

Millennials Want Insurance Benefits Offered By Employers

Geography: United States Research Source: The Hartford —Date: July 2015 —Finding: 96% of millennials want employers to offer disability insurance to responsible parents. 44% think this is a must while 52% think it’s nice to have. 92% of millennials want employers to offer life insurance to responsible parents. 40% think this is a must while 52% […]

Millennials Believe Flexibility For Parents Is A Must

Geography: United States Research Source: The Hartford —Date: July 2015 —Finding: 97% of millennials want flexibility offered by employers in time-off options to responsible parents. 50% think this is a must and 47% think it’s nice to have. 97% of millennials want flexibility in work hours. 44% think this is a must and 53% think it’s […]

The Type Of Work Millennials Do

Geography: United States Research Source: RecruitiFi —Date: July 2015 —Finding: 48% of millennials found themselves gravitating towards atypical work, either in a specific industry or in job responsibilities. 77% of millennials work in white collar positions and 49% would consider switching to blue collar role. Recommendations: Surprisingly, millennials find themselves in atypical positions. While we like […]

Millennials Don’t Think Their Bosses Do Enough For Their Generation

Geography: United States Research Source: RecruitiFi —Date: July 2015 —Finding: 57% of millennials believe that their employers are not currently striving to build better programs for their generation. 33% believe their employers have improved in employer-employee communication around job expectations. 30% believe their employers have improved in healthcare/wellness and financial planning options, 28% see improvements with […]