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How can Gen Z and Millennials jump start careers amid COVID-19?

For many younger people their dreams of climbing the career ladder have been frustrated under the current circumstances. While changing jobs may not be the top concern, at some point the economy will recover.

Review: Annie Baker’s moving ‘The Flick’ soars high in its Toronto debut Special

Toronto - Annie Baker’s brilliant “The Flick” is about movies, but much more. It’s about working dead-end, minimum-wage jobs and using movies to escape. It’s about the difficulties we have in connecting to each other through our social masks.

Millennials are 'dramatically financially worse off': report

Millennials' spending is the same as their parents when it comes to the proportion of their income going to things such as food, restaurants, and alcohol — they just have less money to spend.

Millennials more likely to miss work due to mental health stress

A new survey finds that millennial workers are more likely, when compared with other demographics groups, to miss work due to mental health stress. The survey finds that 50 percent of workers have missed at least one day of work due to stress.

Millions are deserting Facebook, new analysis reveals

Rocked by recent scandals and no longer the trendy platform it once was, Facebook's user base is in decline according to new analysis, with the biggest declines being among teenagers and Millennials.

Millennials keep pouring money into marijuana stocks

Cannabis stocks have gained popularity among investors at Robinhood, a free-trading app popular among younger traders, after the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada.

Cannabis firms need to capture what Millennials want

Millennials are highly influential over many aspects of the economy and cannabis is no exception, especially given the high-usage rates of cannabis by millennials. Consequently, cannabis firms need to understand what appeals to millennials

Fed spells out why millennials are killing countless industries

Millennial spending habits have wreaked havoc on companies from golf equipment makers to razor manufacturers. Millennials have been blamed for killing plenty of industries. But, according to the Federal Reserve, it's not their fault.

Q&A: How millennials can take advantage of cryptocurrency Special

Cryptocurrency has undergone an extensive revolution, and its capabilities stretch far beyond bitcoin. Millennials are fueling this trend, and, according to Riggs Eckelberry, the potential for its uses in the future is endless.

Encouraging millennials to save with new tech: Q&A Special

While some millennials have poor saving records overall, many are investing their savings in the stock market. To boost investment, however, companies need increase corporate social responsibility.

How technology helps millennials to save: Q&A Special

Many people, find it hard to save. Trends suggest workers paid biweekly are 50 percent more likely to need cash between paydays than those paid weekly. David Claffey, Head of Communications at fintech company Earnin explains more.

A smart city will improve your quality of life

Toronto - Over half of millennials polled believe that a smart city would improve their quality of life. This matches an interest in everything from smart cars to connected spaces.

Interview: How millennials are changing businesses Special

Are millennial preferences really killing dozens of industries? Not necessarily, according to Brennan Wilkie, SVP of CX Strategy at InMoment. Instead millennials are misunderstood when it comes to the retail customer experience.

Companies must rethink their recruitment strategy: Interview Special

Millennials have become the largest part of the U.S. workforce, and by 2025 will make up three-fourths of a workplace that will be over 40 percent mobile. This means Companies have to rethink their assumptions about what matters most to employees.

Interview: Helping recruiters engage with candidates Special

With 65 percent of Gen Z and Millennials communicating with others more digitally than in person, the use of new technology needs to be considered by recruiters in order to obtain the best talent.

Interview: Mobile technology to make banking easier Special

Many people struggle with their savings or with their finances overall. To make it easier to save, mobile banking technology offers solutions. One example is with Mobile banking startup Varo Money, Inc., who have introduced SMS alerts to encourage saving.

Interview: Nezha Alaoui on empowering women and millennials Special

Nezha Alaoui, Founder of the Mayshad Foundation has a focus on empowering women and millennials and is also a social media influencer. Digital Journal spoke with Nezha about her work and business interests.

Fintech is targeting millennials using AI

Millennials as a demographic are seen as technology savvy, but not particularly active investors. Fintech firms are targeting millennials using new technologies to tap into an otherwise underserved market.

WorkTech conference highlights advantages of changing workspaces

Corporate real estate (CRE), like every other industry, is undergoing a massive transformation. Speakers and attendees at the WorkTech17 conference in Toronto focussed on the technological and cultural changes that are affecting the industry.

Review: Annie Baker’s ‘The Aliens’ makes impressive Toronto debut Special

Toronto - Annie Baker is the unofficial poet laureate of the millennial generation. Does any other current playwright have such a gift for recreating the way young people really talk – not just in what they say, but in what they don’t?

Toronto is the fastest-growing tech market in North America

A new report shows that Toronto is North America’s fastest-growing tech market. The fourth largest city in North America is becoming a leader in all things technology and innovation.

Air France launches 'boutique' airline for millennials

On Thursday, Air France launched Europe's newest airline, Joon. The newest offshoot of the 84-year-old company is aimed at younger clientele aged 18 to 35.

Baby Tech Summit aims at Millennials

Las Vegas - The Baby Tech Summit, held during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, takes place this week and much of the focus is on the "Millennial mom and dad." Digital Journal looks ahead.

Millennials would rather delete their phone than Snapchat

Millennials hate calling on the phone so much that they'd rather delete their main phone app altogether than lose Snapchat. That's according to a new study from LivePerson, which surveyed 3,000 US smartphone users ages 18 to 65.

Millennials aren't building startups like past generations

Millennials may call themselves the most entrepreneurial generation, but the data doesn't seem to back that claim up. That's according to a new nationwide study by professional services firm EY and the Economic Innovation Group.

Op-Ed: Can Hillary Clinton win over millennial voters?

This November is the first election in which the millennial generation makes up an equal portion of the vote as the baby boomers. Such a shift in demographics has already radically reshaped the face of politics.

Op-Ed: Millennials ruin the Olympics for big networks? How sad

Sydney - If you’re one of the many people who watched bits of the Olympics in between commercials and the usual network atrocities, you will be horrified to hear that those naughty millennials didn’t bother to watch. Apparently this is some sort of crime.

Millennials, Baby Boomers turning away from marriage

For a generation that is learning to embrace renting in place of ownership, cohabitation is on the rise, and may be in line to replace traditional matrimony.

Demographics: Millennials in front, now outnumber Baby Boomers

The U.S. Census Bureau has released new statistics that show Baby Boomers have at last been supplanted as kings and queens of the U.S. demographic hill. That is because there are now more millennials in America than Boomers.

Op-Ed: Millennials think 30 is old — Until Disrupt Aging adds some info

New York - You have to sympathize with Millennials in a world full of older people, few of whom make much sense, and who are often super-critical of them. A group of Millennials, however, got a very different perspective from Disrupt Aging.
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Since 1996  the net worth of American consumers under the age of 35 has fallen by 34%.
Since 1996, the net worth of American consumers under the age of 35 has fallen by 34%.
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Generational Groups — J.D. Power 2015 North America Car Rental Satisfaction Study
Generational Groups — J.D. Power 2015 North America Car Rental Satisfaction Study
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Baby Boomer, such as this gentleman shown here, have now been outstripped in numbers by millennials in the U.S.
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Social media users are more likely to be enthusiastic about automation
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