So, you’re a smart, imaginative, persuasive Millennial and – contrary to the bad rap your generation usually gets – you’re willing to work hard. You’re just waiting for all those boomers and Xers to get the heck out of the way so you can have your turn at the brass ring. But why wait? That’s […]
Dearborn is positioning itself as a destination for art. Can this company town pull it off?
Imagine this: Half of your company’s employees are Millennials, that age or generation known for its ingenuity, strong opinions and social activism. For some old-school businesses, that might be a challenge. But for Troy-based United Shore, having a large population of Millennials in its workforce is a dream. And it shows in its employee benefits, […]
As companies increasingly focus on providing more enjoyable work environments and improving employee engagement, technology is playing a key role in championing those efforts. This is becoming especially important for attracting top millennial talent.
Corp! magazine’s Most Valuable Professionals and Most Valuable Millennials packed the house April 27 at VisTaTech Center. The awards program highlights C-suite executives and entrepreneurs doing great things at their companies and in their communities.
While 3Degrees exists to engage Fortune 500 companies in renewable energy and carbon offsets to improve the health of the planet, the company keeps close tabs on the health of its team.
A stable economy has given many business owners reason to think about expansion. Successful expansion hinges on having talented boots on the ground in your new market. But in a competitive job market, businesses may not have the flexibility (or brand awareness) to recruit directly from wherever their new operation will be. Instead, business leaders […]
Agile is more than just some buzzword. The overarching objective is to decrease time to market, which keeps your business ahead of the pack and enables it to rapidly respond to market changes.
For most newly graduated millennials, college is still fresh in their minds and hearts. They likely enjoyed that environment, mixing their hard work with open spaces, working in open areas and completing projects independently. However, when this same group of young people enter the typical workplace, they find those habits they developed in college are, […]
Poor communication is an unfortunate reason to lose employees under any circumstances, but it’s especially unacceptable today. Team members crave open, transparent dialogues with their employers.
When it comes to a family company, it can be difficult to figure out how to get a millennial involved in a long-standing business, especially one as organized as a medical center. But it was a challenge that Dr. Stephen M. Swetech, DO, FACOFP, was eager to take on, mostly because it involves his two […]
Millennials are changing workplace expectations and driving their careers in new ways. Learn tips and best practices to help your company attract and retain young professionals.
Many employers puzzle over what the millennial generation wants at work – but few people actually thing to ask them directly. That is where the “Great Places to Work” survey comes in. Together with Fortune magazine, Great Places to Work asked the employees themselves, creating the 2015 list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials […]
Hey, millennials: Why aren’t you interested in starting your own business? Statistics show that the millennial generation appears less interested than previous generations in starting their own businesses, preferring instead to find work with established companies. In 1989, 11.6 percent of households headed by someone younger than 30 held a stake in or owned a […]
Winners of Corp! magazine’s Most Valuable Professionals and Most Valuable Millennials awards keep spirit of innovation and entrepreneurialism alive.
According to a recent report by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) “What Should I be When I Grow Up,” young workers (ages 20 to 24) are nearly three times as likely as workers ages 45 to 54 to leave a job within a year. The reason? Millennials want to find a job that […]
Business users and customers, especially millennials, are clamoring for software-as-a-service, cloud services, enterprise consumerization, and anywhere, anytime, any device access and connectivity to information. The question facing many organizations today is “What will the IT leaders of the new Services Defined Enterprise look like?”
Benefit Corp legislation has been proposed in the Michigan legislature since 2010. Nationwide, 27 states have adopted the business designation that makes social and environmental impact part of your articles of incorporation. Another 14 states are expected to pass the legislation in 2015. Is Michigan missing out on investments and new companies that want to form as Benefit Corps?
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