5 Reasons Big-Name Brands Seek to Hire Creative, Millennial Minds

The age of the baby boomer is nearly over. Are you ready for it? As the boomers age out of the workforce, millennials are starting their careers. Millennials have passed baby boomers as the most populous living generation, and much has been written about this younger generation and the way their habits and outlook will shape the world. Companies are beginning to recognize this, and as the next generation enters the workforce, savvy big-name brands are trying to snap up the best prospects from Generation Y. What characteristics do millennials bring to big-name brands that other generations don’t? 1) Millennials…

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Why proper community management might fix crypto market insecurities

These past few days have seen a ferociously wild volatility in the markets, in correlation with FUD spread through speculation regarding China / South Korea regulatory action (and the potential for other countries to adopt similar policies) as well as sensationalist stories and misinformation spread by voices of the mainstream media. At the time of writing there has been a loss across “Bitcoin and altcoins [by] up to 40%” – which is being considered by market-positive media skeptics as well as steadfast HODL-ers as a temporary buyers market, or “Crypto sale”. One possible reason for why people are making this…

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Gaming startup FaceIt explains why the world’s next star athlete will be a gamer

This interview is part of our series of Growth Stories. We interviewed the founders and CEOs of 20 of the fastest growing startups in Europe. We asked them about their companies, their companies’ culture, and their lives, trying to understand how these three factors played a role in the achievement of such impressive growth. Esports are booming and we know it. FaceIt is a leading esports platform that hosts online competitive tournaments. Contestants square off on video-games like Dota 2, CS: GO, and Rocket League. The platform caters to any level of players, from amateur participants to professional heavyweights. The latter are…

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