One career for life? Nah. Maybe two or three?

Success used to mean a decades-long job, a predictable paycheck. But that’s changed. Gen Y can’t be tied down. Sheila Marikar of the New York Times says millennials define themselves by “the forward slash.” She profiles, for instance, a forensic psychiatrist who doubles as a D.J.; a lawyer who also acts in the TV series “How to Get … More One career for life? Nah. Maybe two or three?

‘Tis the season…Do millennials give?

Millennials might be known to their elders for texts and tattoos, but they’re also a pretty giving bunch. – Michaeleen Doucleff, NPR It’s the holiday season. Offices and schools have held donation drives for low-income families. Globe Santa has delivered presents to children in need. Last week, a friend asked me: Does our generation give to … More ‘Tis the season…Do millennials give?

Stop worrying, already!

In July 2013, Matt Bors drew this cartoon, titled “Can We Stop Worrying About Millennials Yet?” In his work — in addition to overturning the claims we’ve all heard about millennials’ laziness, narcissism, and determination to leech off Generation X — Bors writes, “Millennials aren’t marrying, buying houses, and having kids later than previous generations because they’re … More Stop worrying, already!