Category Archives: Generation X

Engaging Younger Volunteers & Donors: New Trends

Written by: Melissa Noyes Yesterday Kristin and I attended a lunch sponsored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) here in Indy.  The speaker was Derrick Feldmann (from Achieve); he spoke about targeting fundraising to Millennials and younger generations.  Achieve … Continue reading

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What’s a Millennial to do? Tips for beating the ho-hum job blues.

Written by: Melissa Noyes, Co-founder/Web Coordinator “I HATE MY JOB.  ARGH!”  This is how a Facebook chat began yesterday afternoon with a good friend of mine–no “hi”, no “what’s up”, just I HATE MY JOB!!.  I’ve known Ty since elementary school, but being … Continue reading

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Five Reasons I Love Our Board (and why next generation leaders are crucial to YOUR Board)

By: Melissa Noyes, Cofounder/Web Coordinator There is a lot of information floating around about the benefits of having young people/young professionals on your Board of Directors.  Most of this stems from the fact that most nonprofits don’t.  Some are starting the … Continue reading

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Where Do We Go From Here?

Written By: Kristin Clements-Effner, MSW Cofounder/Training Coordinator If you have been reading this blog for the past several weeks, you have taken a journey with us to explore the unique attributes of each generation in the workplace.  These value and … Continue reading

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Generation X: Can We Say Middle Child?

By: Kristin Clements-Effner, MSW  CoFounder/Training Coordinator Generation X (those born between 1965-1980) are small in number when compared to Generation Y and Baby Boomers in the workplace and often go unnoticed in the major discussions of the generational divide in the … Continue reading

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