TAG: millennials

Five Questions: Matt Bailey

May 29, 2019By
Photo: Seth Jones

Matt Bailey, president of Alpine Landscape Services, shares details living and working in the mountains, and tips for working with the younger generation. read more

Editor’s Note: Next gen mindset

November 8, 2018By

A spot on the local news gathered a few pieces of technology from decades past—a Sony Walkman, a pager, film, a floppy disc, an old TV “clicker”—and showed them to school-aged kids of today to see if they knew what purpose each item served. Hilarity ensued. The kids ranged in age from maybe five to 12—members of Generation Z or... read more

Accounting for millennials

August 7, 2017By
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Millennial business owners and managers demand an ever-increasing amount of real time information. They embrace technology and can make decisions quickly based on financial and operational dashboards. Our accounting firm and many of our peers have noticed a need to accommodate millennials’ thirst for services and information presented in a much different manner than Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. Here’s... read more

Guest Post: Give millennials what they want

May 31, 2017By

Just this week, I’ve been asked three times for advice on how to motivate millennials in the workplace. In each scenario, the manager told me the problem with this group of employees is they want feedback every week, they are lazy and they aren’t loyal. OK, let’s assume for a moment all three statements are entirely true. Millennials want feedback. Feedback... read more

Snow & Ice Symposium keynotes cover staff, health

June 29, 2016By

Nearly 2,000 snow and ice professionals gathered in Providence, R.I., for the 19th annual Snow & Ice Management Association’s (SIMA) Snow & Ice Symposium June 22-24. Attendees took advantage of a staggered schedule of educational workshops, networking sessions and time on the trade show floor, which featured 146 exhibitors. One networking session, the Snack & Chat event, gave snow professionals the... read more