In the past 10 years, the number of millennials in the workforce has been steadily rising. In May of 2015, the PEW Research Center calculated that there were 53.5 million Millennials in the workforce, overtaking the number of Gen Xers that are working. Related: How Employers Can Retain Millennial Talent Millennials have spent the majority of their lives in school, and entering the workforce for the first time is intimidating. Many millennials start their careers as the low-man on the totem pole, in entry level positions with meager salaries. When in an entry-level position, the road to becoming a successful professional can seem treacherous, but with hard work and perseverance it is possible to be successful both professionally, and financially. Dr. Jude Burke, author of The Millionaire Mystique, gives some great pointers on how millennials can have both professional and financial success. According to Burke, there are some steps millennials can take early in their careers to help with professional success later in life.
August 10, 2016