Lauren Rikleen thinks Boomers are bad role models for Millennials in the corporate world. She highlights trademark Boomer behaviors, like high-profile corporate fraud and a widening pay gap between executives and workers, and says they are a model we don’t want the next generation to follow.
Three in four traditional public schools in D.C. now require uniforms, and those that don’t tend serve more affluent students. While many have criticized uniforms for stifling self expression, others see them as a way to even the playing field and eliminate distractions.
After nine years and $7 billion, Shell has pulled out of its Arctic drilling expedition, citing cost concerns. Hailed as a victory by conservationists, the announcement is a sign of just how far the oil giants have fallen.
According to new research, 18- to 30-year-olds are the least confident of any age group in their overall job performance; just 33% believe their quality of work is where it should be. Millennials, more than any other generation, want direct managerial feedback to get better at what they do.
On a special conference call, Neil Howe provides new insight into macro- and microeconomic trends and investing. He discusses why the Fed won't hike this year and why long-term rates will stay low; finding high returns in a still-lackluster homebuilding sector; ballooning health care costs; “poshtels” and their impact on the hospitality industry; the coming explosion in “home services”; and darkening prospects for cable TV.