Latest Generation Y Stories

2014-07-17 20:22:33

SAN ANTONIO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent Forbes study, San Antonio now tops the list of preferred cities by millennials--young adults born between 1980 and 2000. The study surveyed nearly 1,000 people between the ages of 18 and 34 in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas--an area referred to as the "new capitals of influence." The report showed that San Antonio's "dynamic economy, employment opportunities and affordable living," are its three most...

Smartphones Used More By Millennials Than Any Other Generation
2014-07-01 09:57:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each generation tends to look at technology differently, and today's "Millennial" generation certainly uses smartphones differently than their older peers. According to a new study conducted by Experian Marketing Services, Millennial adults aged 18 to 34 spend 14.5 hours in a typical week using a smartphone. This includes texting, talking and accessing social media; as well, Millennials connect with their handsets more than any other...

2014-06-30 23:15:08

Findings from Recent Inmar Shopper Studies Echoed During June 6 Consumer Panel Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Inmar, a company that operates intelligent commerce networks, today announced that the company’s 2014 shopper research found millennials are employing more technology than other shoppers to research purchases and maintain their wellness. These findings were “given voice” during Inmar’s recent “Mining for Millennials” program where a consumer panel of six...

2014-06-30 16:24:08

Experian Marketing Services reveals latest demographic trends about Millennials, the most diverse, informed and connected generation in the United States NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian Marketing Services, a global provider of integrated consumer insights, targeting, data quality and cross-channel marketing, published a new report today on the demographics, behaviors and attitudes of Millennial adults ages 18 to 34. According to the report, Millennials are the most digitally...

2014-06-25 23:13:21

Research by PsychTests.com indicates that while Millennials possess unique skills and traits that differentiate them from older generations, they still struggle to deal with one factor: stress. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 They’re tech-savvy, open-minded, and achievement-oriented, but if there is one thing that Millennials can learn from older generations, it’s the ability to cope effectively and productively with stress. Using data from their Coping Skills Assessment,...

2014-06-25 12:28:04

Generations have different attitudes on how the economy and their household's financial condition will be NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dow Jones is flirting with a new magical number, 17,000 and there has been job growth for over 50 months in a row according to the White House. But Americans are still not all that confident about the state of the American economy. Just one-third (32%) of U.S. adults give President Obama positive ratings for his handling of the economy...

2014-06-20 12:20:46

CHICAGO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of Millennial consumers on car shopping site Cars.com want to purchase a vehicle under $20,000, and they're more likely to use a smartphone to comparison shop dealerships than older consumers. According to new research by Placed, commissioned by Cars.com, nearly two-thirds (65%) of Millennials (shoppers ages 18-34) use a smartphone to conduct research prior to visiting a dealership, performing a wide variety of mobile research tasks,...

2014-06-19 12:26:16

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By 2015, Generation Y will overtake the Baby Boomer population in the workforce, which will impact the economy and the association community. How can associations attract Generation Y as members, leaders, and/or employees? In Knowing Y: Engage the Next Generation Now, from ASAE's publishing arm Association Management Press, author Sarah Sladek provides advice on how to engage Generation Y, and she also offers insight on the...

2014-06-18 12:24:40

Millennials express higher expectations of a company's environmental efforts and are more willing to refuse a job based on a business' sustainable impact CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, today released findings of its TD Bank Environmental Attitudes Survey, which found that 36 percent of respondents consider a company's environmental stance when seeking employment, and nearly one-quarter of respondents said they would refuse a job if...

2014-06-17 23:11:37

New DMV.com research reports that the Millennial Generation demands modernization, digitization and privatization of the DMV. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 DMV.com, a guide for the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and driving-related issues, released a study detailing the preferences of younger generations regarding DMV services. The goal of the study was to look at what future generations want from their DMV, and to examine if those wants are feasible. The clearest...

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