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On this edition of Medill Newsmakers, Sara Gilgore explores the current workforce culture in the United States, specifically with respect to its relationship with the Millennial generation, and what it could mean for the future.


Millennials and the workforce: changes and challenges

by Sara Gilgore
Aug 29, 2014


When attempting to enter the job market in the United States today, Millennials are confronted with new obstacles. Generational differences and other factors have forced this young adult demographic to adapt to the changing workforce – but not without struggle. On this edition of Medill Newsmakers, Sara Gilgore talks to Gen-Y expert Christine Hassler, Young Invincibles Midwest Director Eve Rips, and Northwestern University graduate student Mike Murphy to discuss this phenomenon and share their perspectives on the current landscape.