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How to Manage Tech-Savvy Millennials

The Millennial generation is taking the workforce by storm.

Born between 1982 and 1993, there are more than 80 million millennials -- making them the largest generation. By the year 2025, millennials will make up 75 percent of the global workforce, and they are sure to bring with them substantial changes.

So how do employers effectively manage this new crop of women workers who are tech-savvy, confident and expressive?

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Four T.I.P.S. To Becoming a Successful Woman

Want to know the secrets behind some of today’s most successful women? The Huffington Post recently uncovered 8 Success Secrets From Female Leaders and found these surprising answers:

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How to Promote Yourself Without Looking Self-Promotional

I think that in some circumstances what you don’t say is more important than what you actually do say.

Sometimes your actions speak louder than any words that come from your mouth. Self-promotion is a tricky proposition. You don’t want come across looking overly overconfident or even worse arrogant, but you don’t want your talents to go unnoticed either. So how do you promote yourself without looking self-promotional?

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Women: The New Financial Power Players

Here’s an unexpected silver lining to the Great Recession: Some women have not only survived those turbulent economic times, but have emerged with a new sense of financial savvy.

According to new findings from The Allianz Women, Money, and Power Study — which surveyed more than 2,000 women ages 25-75 with a minimum household income of $30,000 a year –  some women, identified as “Women of Influence,” have a higher need for financial control, and more desire for increasing their financial knowledge, according to the study.

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Millennial Women: A Force To Be Reckoned With

Millennials, the better known nickname for Generation Y, seem to be the generation on the tip of everyone’s tongue as of late.This generation is made up of individuals ages 13 to 33, born roughly between 1982 and 1994. According to Census figures, there are 60 million Millennials in America, and half are women.

When it comes to their careers and the workplace, Millennial women are a new breed. The majority are known for being highly ambitious, educated, optimistic, dedicated, and are attempting to thrive in a well-rounded lifestyle. These reasons alone make female Millennials powerful players.

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Should You “Friend” Your Colleagues?

Whether you’ve just started at a new job or you’ve been there for quite some time, it’s becoming increasingly more common for colleagues to take office connections online. It’s normal to create bonds with your co-workers, but you may not want them to be able to see every time your parents upload a picture of you as a baby in the bathtub.

With 91 percent of online adults using social media regularly, the chances of your colleagues adding you online are fairly high. Although many Facebook users tend to keep their pages private to only their close friends, family, occasional acquaintances, the social platform is making the move toward being a more professional outlet. In fact, a recent study shows that 84 percent of Millennials include at least one employee in their Facebook networks.

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Four Things I Wish I Knew Then That I Know Now

It’s like that song “Awake” by Katy Perry, where she sings, “I wish I knew then. What I know now. Wouldn’t dive in. Wouldn’t bow down…” If you could, what would you really say? Would you tell yourself not to drink too much, don’t smoke, don’t date him, or choose this job over that job? Probably.

I started to think about what I would want to go back and tell my younger self. And, I would of course, tell the younger me to “buy stock in Apple” or “the winning lottery numbers”.

But in reality, if I could, I would tell my younger self 4 things that I know now:

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When and How To Follow Your Career Aspirations

Sometimes, the best and worst advice can be “follow your dreams.” But, there is nothing more fulfilling than building up the courage to follow your career aspirations. With proper planning and time, you can be the success story behind this simple piece of advice.

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It’s Okay to Not Want to Be the Boss

Everybody wants to be the boss, right? Wrong. An executive’s role is not right for everyone, and guess what? That’s okay.

If “boss” isn’t in your desired career path, don’t fret — a boss’ life is not always an easy one. Here are some downsides to being “the boss”:

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How to Handle Multiple Job Offers with Grace

While receiving multiple job offers may seem like the opposite of a problem, especially to those individuals who have yet to receive one job offer, it can actually be a big dilemma when people don’t know how to handle the situation.

The last thing you want to do as a possible employee is burn bridges because not only is it unprofessional, but also it could hurt your chances with other companies in the future. It may sound cliché, but people do talk and you don’t want your reputation to be stained.

So how do you deal with receiving multiple job offers? Here are a few ways:

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