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Recruiting Millennial Talent

“People Who Don’t Feel Respected Will Not Want to Show Up Every Day and Contribute to Your Organization.”
“People Who Don’t Feel Respected Will Not Want to Show Up Every Day and Contribute to Your Organization.”

A millennial herself, Crystal Kadakia provides globally relevant insight into her generation in her book, The Millennial Myth. Here, she shares some of her thoughts on how to attract millennial talent.

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Robert D. Putnam

Bowling Alone

Robert D. Putnam explores how America’s social decline began, why it matters and how to change it.

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David D. Burstein

Fast Future

Just who are the Millennials?

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Nicholas Van Hear

Imagining Refugia

Mass displacement has overwhelmed the international community – why not allow refugees to govern themselves?

Foreign Affairs
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Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie

The 21st Century Gold Rush

Criminals and savvy businesspeople make millions off the plight of refugees.

Huffington Post Highline
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Jessica Bruder

Nomadland

Countless older Americans live in vans and other vehicles and travel to find seasonal employment.

W.W. Norton
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Shoshana Zuboff

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

“Big Other” is watching you and modifying your behavior.

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Articles

“What Are Future Society’s Biggest Challenges?”
“What Are Future Society’s Biggest Challenges?”

The climate crisis, migration, artificial intelligence – these are just some of the challenges our kids will be grappling with.

“Who are Millennials and Generation Z?”
“Who are Millennials and Generation Z?”

In the next decade, millennials and gen Z will dominate the workforce. Let’s get to know them a little better.

“Does Rising Inequality Pose a Threat to Social Peace?”
“Does Rising Inequality Pose a Threat to Social Peace?”

Globalization has fuelled inequality in most of the world’s advanced economies, exacerbating the risks of social divisions.

MEGA TRENDS
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Andrew S. Winston

The World in 2030

Nine current trends will come to define the world in 2030.

MIT Sloan Management Review
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Kevin Kelly

The Inevitable

Twelve “trajectories” of technology are accelerating the world to “impossible” horizons.

Viking
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Charles Arthur

Digital Wars

Step inside the battle for dominance among Apple, Microsoft and Google.

Kogan Page Publishers
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Mathew J. Burrows

Global Risks 2035 Update: Decline or New Renaissance?

Is the world headed towards a bipolarity marked by rivalry between the US and China?

Atlantic Council
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Q&A's
“How to Win with Millennials?”
“How to Win with Millennials?”

Variously described as complex, multitasking, technologically savvy, exasperating, bright but entitled, the millennials are a much-stereotyped bunch.

“How Do I Keep Top Talent From Defecting?”
“How Do I Keep Top Talent From Defecting?”

The booming US labor market is a boon for workers but a constant headache for employers, who find they’re working harder to hang onto their talent. The share of workers voluntarily leaving their jobs is at its highest level in more than a decade, according to the US Labor Department.

“Am I the Only One Who Finds it Hard to Build Good Relationships with People from Other Cultures?”
“Am I the Only One Who Finds it Hard to Build Good Relationships with People from Other Cultures?”

No. This is one of the most frequently asked questions in the (business) world.

THE NEW WORKING ENVIRONMENT
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Erin Meyer

The Culture Map

Wherever you are, doing as the natives do drives success in a global world. And when in doubt, watch and listen.

Public Affairs
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Kai Hammerich and Richard D. Lewis

Fish Can’t See Water

Just as fish can’t see water, people are often blind to their own national and corporate cultures.

Wiley
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Jo Owen

Global Teams

To succeed at globalization, businesses need efficient teams operating at their peak worldwide.

FT Press
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Joseph F. Coughlin

The Longevity Economy

Business lacks preparation for an aging population and thus underserves a huge consumer segment.

Public Affairs
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MEET...

...Your New Expectations!

New Leader

“How Do I Manage the Transition from Teammate to Manager?”
“How Do I Manage the Transition from Teammate to Manager?”

Meet Simona, 28, recently promoted to her first leadership role

Future Perspectives

“What Should I Study to Be Successful in the Future?”
“What Should I Study to Be Successful in the Future?”

Meet Florian, 20, future business student

Ageing in Dignity

“What Is the Most Enjoyable Version of Lifelong Learning?”
“What Is the Most Enjoyable Version of Lifelong Learning?”

Meet Bob, 74, retired telephone man

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