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How to get the 5 generations in the workforce to work together - Fast Company
How to get your boomers and your gen-Zers (and everyone in between) on the same page, despite very different styles.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  workplace  workplace-trends  workforce  millennials  gen-z  this-week-448-new 
5 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Millennials, Gen Z and the Coming Youth Boom Economy - Morgan Stanley
As Gen Z joins Gen Y in the workforce, the two cohorts could deliver a sizable jolt to U.S. GDP, consumption, wages, and housing—and put the U.S. well ahead of its G10 peers.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  gen-z  millennials  workforce  labor  this-week-448-new 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
The economy is booming, but Americans still aren't moving - Axios
Economic opportunity isn't enough to get people moving anymore. And less mobility could mean the wealthy areas of the U.S. continue to accumulate wealth, while the poorer areas will remain poor because people are less likely to move for better jobs and companies are less likely to move for cheaper labor.
demographics  workforce-migration  workforce-mobility  millennials  Around-the-web  this-week-446 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
The Economy Killed Millennials, Not Vice Versa - The Atlantic
The American system has thrown them into debt, depressed their wages, kept them from buying homes—and then blamed them for everything.
workforce  this-week-444  Around-the-web  Matt  millennials  economy 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Millennial Men Leave Perplexing Hole in a Hot U.S. Labor Market - Bloomberg
Ten years after the Great Recession, 25- to 34-year-old men are lagging in the workforce more than any other age and gender demographic.
Around-the-web  this-week-440  labor  workforce  jobs  millennials 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
The gig economy may be smaller than we think - Quartz
The share of people working in “alternative” work arrangements, an important government measure of the prevalence of “gig” work, is shrinking rather than rising, according to newly released BLS data.
economic-indicator-reports  workplace-trends  workforce-mobility  millennials  Around-the-web  this-week-429 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
U.S. cities most popular for millennials - CNBC
Many millennials are still figuring out where they want to settle down, resulting in young people moving both toward and away from several major cities across the U.S.
this-week-429  Around-the-web  Matt  millennials  workforce 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Can Baby Boomers Succeed in a Millennial World? - Knowledge@Wharton
The plight of the baby boomer in an increasingly millennial-focused workplace is playing out with greater regularity. Next year, 20-to-35-year-olds are poised to overtake 52-to-70-year-olds as a percentage of the U.S. population, according to the Pew Research Center. Many baby boomers today find themselves reporting to supervisors younger than themselves. Working at a time of great pressure for higher corporate profits and increasingly sophisticated technical skills, boomers, after spending years as the most coveted generation, often now feel as if they’re getting pushed aside and out.
Around-the-web  this-week-421  millennials 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Smart Cities Need Smarter Citizens: Millennials Should Take The Lead Now - Forbes
Over $14.85 billion have been spent on smart city initiatives in 2015. By 2020, the figure is expected to double and reach $34.45 billion.
this-week-419  Around-the-web  Matt  millennials  smart-cities  cities  urban-planning  urban-revitalization 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Millennial growth and “footprints” are greatest in the South and West - Brookings
Drawing from my report, “The millennial generation: A demographic bridge to America’s diverse future,” the maps below depict the range of millennial growth and presence across the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas over the first half of this decade.
demographics  millennials  diaspora  leading-locations  Metros  Around-the-web  this-week-416  sfp-insider-7-13-2018 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Americans Aren't Letting Go of Their Craft Beer, Wine and Whisky - Bloomberg
Americans are finding job fulfillment in the craft-booze industry, which continues its upward growth trajectory unabated.
this-week-416  Around-the-web  Matt  brewery  brewing  beverage-industry  millennials  cities  urban-revitalization 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
The Geography of Millennial College Graduates - CityLab
Millennials are more distributed across cities, suburbs, and exurbs than is commonly thought, but the clustering of college graduates does reinforce the country’s spatial inequality.
this-week-416  Around-the-web  Matt  millennials  workforce  cities  education  university-economic-development  insider-4-25-2018 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Where do the most educated millennials live? - Brookings
killed millennials are of particular interest regarding the conversation on the Amazon HQ2 competition, in which hundreds of cities, now narrowed down to just 20 finalist locales, competed for the chance to house the company’s second North American headquarters
Around-the-web  this-week-412  millennials  Metros 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
How to Promote Manufacturing as a Rewarding Career Path - IndustryWeek
Instead of wringing our hands about how hard it is to fill manufacturing jobs, let’s attack the problem with the same vigor that we would major customer or cost issues in the shop.
workforce-development  millennials  manufacturing  skills-gap  Around-the-web  this-week-412 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Wisconsin unveils million-dollar ad campaign designed to lure millennials from Chicago -
Wisconsin officials have launched a planned multi-million dollar advertising campaign to lure millennials from Chicago, but the marketing blitz is making some grumble.
this-week-309  Around-the-web  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  workforce  millennials  foxconn  chicago  economic-development 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
How Millennial Workforce Trends Are Affecting Business - Area Development
Companies looking to hire millennials need to take into account their lifestyle and workplace preferences, while figuring out how to train them and integrate them into a multigenerational workforce.
area-development-features  Matt  millennials  economic-development  site-selection  workforce  labor  quality-of-life  workforce-training  urbanization  cities  Metros  tech-forum 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
Tech-savvy Millennials Primed to Change Manufacturing - IndustryWeek
The largest generation in the U.S. is taking its place in manufacturing -- and the experts are betting this tech-savvy cohort is ready to stir things up.
this-week-309  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  millennials  jobs  workforce  skilled-labor  skills-gap  economic-development  tech  high-tech  technology 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
Tech-savvy Millennials Primed to Change Manufacturing - IndustryWeek
The largest generation in the U.S. is taking its place in manufacturing -- and the experts are betting this tech-savvy cohort is ready to stir things up.
millennials  skilled-labor  workforce-aging  workforce-development  u.s.-manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-409 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
The Urban Revival Is an Urban Myth, and the Suburbs Are Surging -
he past decade has seen a gusher of books arguing for and detailing the supposed ascendency of dense urban cores, like the inimitable Edward Glaeser’s influential Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier, and about the ‘burbs as the slums of the future, abandoned by businesses and young people, like Leigh Gallagher’s The Death of Suburbia: Where the American Dream Is Moving.

But as we show in Infinite Suburbia, the new book we co-edited, the vast majority of American economic and demographic growth continues to take place there.
suburbs  demographics  workforce-migration  millennials  Around-the-web  this-week-406  tech-forum 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
3 Ways to Attract Millennials to Manufacturing - Supply Chain Management Review
Across manufacturing, the debate on automation and robots replacing humans in the workforce continues – but what about the need to replace humans with humans?
Around-the-web  millennials  workforce-development  manufacturing  competitiveness  skilled-labor  skills-gap  this-week-405 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm - The Washington Post
For only the second time in the last century, the number of farmers under 35 years old is increasing, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest Census of Agriculture.
this-week-405  Around-the-web  Matt  agribusiness  agriculture  food-processing  millennials  workforce  jobs  farms  office 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
MMD CEO Greg Heinemann Says Manufacturing is Adventure Worth Pursuing - IndustryWeek
Metro Mold CEO Greg Heinemann took a turn from finance to manufacturing. Now he hopes to attract many more young people to an industry he believes offers a "choose your own adventure."
this-week-405  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  workforce  economic-development  jobs  advanced-manufacturing  millennials 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
Millennials to Small Cities: Ready or Not, Here We Come - Stateline - The Pew Charitable Trusts
As the economy improves and millennials move around the country in search of jobs, some are finding themselves far from the youth culture they learned to expect from city life in other parts of the country. But the tradeoff can be a less burdensome cost of living, a more tightknit community, and a chance to make new towns their own.
Around-the-web  this-week-403  demographics  millennials  Metros  workforce-migration  tech-forum 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
A New Age for St. Pete, Florida - Area Development
Millennials are being drawn to St. Pete’s affordable cost of living and outdoor recreational opportunities, while businesses benefit from the area’s transportation options and access to a skilled workforce provided by five institutions of higher learning.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  Florida  south-atlantic  st.petersburg  millennials  workforce  skilled-labor 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Many Millennials Prefer The Suburbs. Here’s Why - Bisnow
Millennials' affinity for cities seems undeniable, as the increasingly car-less contingent relies on the accessibility and conveniences that urban environments offer.
this-week-397  Around-the-web  Matt  urban-revitalization  cities  millennials  workforce  quality-of-life 
september 2017 by areadevelopment
How Mobile Tech Could Attract More Workers to Manufacturing - IndustryWeek
Close to four of every five millennials want greater mobile connectivity in the workplace, and now is the perfect time to add mobile tech to streamline processes.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  millennials  workforce  workplace 
september 2017 by areadevelopment
The Very Unusual Approach This Tiny Town Is Taking to Attract More Millennial Employees -
For small cities that want to build a thriving tech hub, the first step is getting more startups to set up shop. But the second, sometimes trickier step is getting Millennials to come to town to work for said startups.
Around-the-web  Matt  Tennessee  south  economic-development  workforce  millennials  tech  entrepreneurship  startup  this-week-394 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Pittsburgh Gets a Tech Makeover - The New York Times
In a 2014 article in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mayor Bill Peduto compared Carnegie Mellon, along with the University of Pittsburgh, to the iron ore factories that made this city an industrial power in the 19th century. The schools are the local resource “churning out that talent” from which the city is fueled.
pittsburgh  metros  urban-revitalization  education  skilled-labor  inward-migration  millennials  Around-the-web  this-week-392 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Meet the Mayor Who Used Millennials to Revive Her Small Town - GOVERNING
Erwin, Tenn., was struggling. Then its mayor did something many public officials usually don't: She listened to young people.
Around-the-web  rural-economic-development  rural-economy  jobs  millennials  workforce  Matt  this-week-394 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
While Most Small Towns Languish, Some Flourish - Pew Charitable Trusts
By now, the demise of the American small town is a common tale. But even as most of them continue to lose residents, a few are adding them at a rapid clip.
this-week-391  Around-the-web  Matt  rural-economic-development  rural-economy  Metros  cities  jobs  workforce  labor  millennials  economic-development 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
As Millennials take leadership roles, it spells change in corporate culture -
s young workers move toward the C-suite, companies are making big changes to retain and nurture them – from moving downtown to better aligning businesses with their values.
millennials  workforce-aging  workforce-development  workforce-mobility  Around-the-web  this-week-390 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
Army Leadership and the Millennial Workforce - Kellogg Insight
Lessons from the military on making the most of your ambitious millennial workforce based on insights from Col. Robert Carr.
millennials  workforce-development  Around-the-web  this-week-389 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
Three reasons why manufacturing jobs are suited to millennials - Manufacturing Global
The manufacturing industry has a considerable employment hole to fill due to a looming skills gap. This is a daily fact we are coping with and are well aware of.
this-week-383  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  millennials  workforce  jobs  workforce-development  skilled-labor  labor  skills-gap  economic-development  advanced-manufacturing 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Young Talent Drives Office Users to New Downtowns - National Real Estate Investor
The biggest shift during the current real estate cycle has been the movement of companies back into cities to access new talent, Georgules adds, since young professionals today prefer a city lifestyle.
office-market  corporate-headquarters  urban-revitalization  Metros  millennials  Around-the-web  this-week-383 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
How can purpose attract and retain the workforce of the future? - EY - Beacon Institute
Millennials are driving a shift in how companies engage and retain their staff. Vip Sandhir, CEO of Highground, helps businesses understand what makes millennials tick.
workforce-development  millennials  this-week-381  Around-the-web 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
Strengthening the Workforce Bridge Between Community Colleges and Employers - EdSurge News
When one thinks of community colleges, one often pictures students, both young and young-at-heart, looking to hone skills to prepare them for further schooling or career opportunities. Yet a sometimes overlooked part of that community are local companies and businesses that hope—and need—to find skilled workers.
this-week-377  Around-the-web  Matt  education  public-private-partnerships  jobs  skilled-labor  workforce  workforce-development  labor  millennials 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
8 Companies Relocating Headquarters In Pursuit Of Young Talent - Bisnow
Today’s young talent is much more concerned with a city’s lifestyle offerings than its job market. This shift in priorities has forced companies to follow the talent, investing millions in office development and expansion in the country’s leading and secondary markets — a trend that is growing in prevalence as the labor market tightens and young talent becomes more scarce.
this-week-376  Around-the-web  Matt  headquarters  millennials  jobs  workforce  site-selection  corporate-headquarters 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
Beyond Millennials: Meet the New Group Inspiring Workplace Innovation - ideas + buildings
As the biggest generation in the U.S. workforce, much has been made of how to design workplaces that attract, inspire, and enhance the productivity of Millennials. But there may be a better demographic filter.
workplace-design  workplace-trends  millennials  office-design  Around-the-web  this-week-374 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Should “Urbanization” Drive the Location Decision? - Area Development
Companies have been following the millennial talent pipeline to the urban locales this population cohort prefers, but as this group ages their lifestyle preferences — and your company’s location choices — may change.
area-development-features  Matt  workforce  office  labor  millennials  urban-revitalization  site-selection  urbanization 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Location Strategies in the War for Millennial Talent - Area Development
When it comes to attracting tech-savvy millennials, companies are giving a fresh look to metro areas and downtowns that will give them a competitive edge.
area-development-features  Matt  workforce  skilled-labor  tech  high-tech  technology  millennials  Metros  cities  quality-of-life  urban-revitalization 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Millennials Want Jobs That Promote Their Well-Being - Gallup
Work-life balance is increasingly important in today's job market, but it's especially crucial to millennials.
millennials  workforce-development  workplace-trends  Around-the-web  this-week-369 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Where People Will Want to Be: “Surban” Communities - Urban Land Magazine
Despite the continued revival of urban downtowns, the suburbs will draw at least 80 percent of the coming wave of new households as younger families seek urban amenities combined with more kid-friendly housing and good schools typically associated with the suburbs, says the report, prepared for ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing by John Burns Real Estate Consulting (which coined the term surban).
suburbs  urban-revitalization  workforce-migration  Around-the-web  this-week-367  millennials 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
The Reasons Corporate Headquarters are Heading Back Downtown - Area Development
In order to lure tech-savvy millennials, many companies that years ago moved out to the suburbs are heading back to the urban downtowns that offer the lifestyle this generation of employees desires. And the trend isn't confined to just North America’s biggest cities.
Matt  area-development-features  corporate-headquarters  headquarters  urban-revitalization  Metros  millennials  workforce  tech  high-tech  technology 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Great Expectations: Attracting Millennials to Careers in Manufacturing - Gray Construction
The pool of millennials is vast—this generation has recently overtaken baby boomers as the largest with 75.4 million who fall into this category. But while their numbers may be plenty, attracting them to an industry suffering from an image problem has proven challenging.
skilled-labor  u.s.-manufacturing  skills-gap  workforce-development  millennials  Around-the-web  this-week-364 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Building the Next Generation Workforce | Millennials in Manufacturing - IndustryWeek
Manufacturers must do more than promote the “coolness” of today’s technologies. They need to communicate the educational requirements for succeeding in manufacturing careers, so that students can understand the skills they will need.
this-week-364  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  workforce  millennials  workforce-development  tech  technology  high-tech  education 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
The Myth of the Millennial Entrepreneur - The Atlantic
The generation cheered for its start-up mentality is actually starting companies at the lowest rate in 25 years. Why?
Around-the-web  Matt  millennials  entrepreneurship  startup  innovation  this-week-357 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Developing Loyalty Among a Millennial Workforce - Area Development
A recent survey by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu of millennials reveals that many are planning near-term exits from their current employer organization due to a number of factors. How can this trend be reversed?
millennials  deloitte  workforce  area-development-features  Matt  jobs 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Affordable cities for new grads to start careers - Business Insider
There are plenty of other options that are more affordable without sacrificing opportunity. In fact, "18-hour cities" — cities that offer a similar lifestyle to a major city like New York but don't run on a 24/7 basis or have the same high costs — are emerging as hot spots.
Around-the-web  Matt  Metros  millennials  workforce  jobs  urban-revitalization 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Frontline: Incubators Help Startups to Grow and Succeed - Area Development
Startup fever is exploding across America, as a slow-growth economy, corporate job cutbacks, and the work ethos and expectations of the burgeoning millennial generation reshape the business landscape.
area-development-features  Matt  startup  entrepreneurship  frontline  millennials 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Millennials in Real Estate - Area Development
Employers trying to attract the technologically savvy millennials need to understand their living and working preferences.
area-development-features  Matt  workforce  real-estate  millennials  tech 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Teaming with Young Guns - strategy+business
Companies are addressing these issues by rethinking their recruiting and people strategies, both by offering rotational programs to appeal to highly qualified candidates and by boosting pay and offering an impressive array of perks. But there is a far simpler and more pragmatic solution that individual managers can try that may have more success than bonuses and free snacks. It’s all about teams.
millennials  workplace-trends  workforce-development  Around-the-web  this-week-338 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Understanding Millennials and generational differences - Deloitte University Press
Millennials are widely thought to be less loyal to their employers than their older colleagues. But a look at the numbers suggests that many of the traits attributed to Millennials are related to prevailing economic conditions rather than to fundamental differences in their aspirations.
workforce-development  millennials  Around-the-web  this-week-328 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Manufacturing looks to inner-city schools for workforce -
To replace its aging and retiring workforce, Connecticut manufacturers must find an untapped cache of younger workers, and workforce development professionals say urban schools offer the best solution.
workforce-development  Around-the-web  this-week-327  education  u.s.-manufacturing  connecticut  workforce-aging  technical-collecges  millennials 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Why Suburban Companies Are Moving to Downtowns -
or all the talk of residential, retail and hotels moving into urban cores, some industry watchers report a wave of suburban companies moving their headquarters downtown or establishing second offices in city centers to bolster hiring and enhance employee retention. Studies show Millennials, in particular, are driving the trend toward alternative transportation issues like Uber and Divvy bikes because they don’t want to own a car.’
urban-revitalization  corporate-headquarters  labor  Millennials  workforce-migration  quality-of-life  Around-the-web  this-week-326 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Six Facts to Know About Millennials - MAPI: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation
One of the hottest topics in the business world today is how to manage the new generation of workers. There’s more discussion and more research being done today on people born in the last two decades of the 20th century—the rough boundaries given to the demographic cohort called “millennials”—than on any generation before it.
industry-organizations  workforce-development  millennials  this-week-315  Around-the-web 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Millennials Say They’ll Relocate for Work-Life Flexibility - HBR
Strikingly, 38 percent of U.S. Millennials say they would move to another country with better parental leave benefits. That’s a shocking proportion, and it should disturb everyone who cares about U.S. companies and competitiveness.
workforce-development  workforce-mobility  workplace-trends  millennials  humanresources  this-week-305  Around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Where’s America’s Entrepreneurial Economy? - Governing
Despite many perceptions, entrepreneurship and self-employment have been on the decline for years, especially among Millennials.
millennials  demographics  entrepreneurship  competitiveness  small-business  this-week-295  around-the-web 
march 2015 by areadevelopment

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