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Events

'Why Hire Gen Y?' Conference July 23-25

July 10, 2014

Gen Y, or Millennials, are the generation often identified as those young adults born between 1980 and 2001. Learn how to attract, manage, and retain them in the workplace at 'Why Hire Gen Y?' a conference being held July 23-25, hosted by CSU's College of Business.

July 23-25
(Wednesday-Friday)
Hilton Fort Collins
425 W. Prospect Road

By next year, millennials will account for 36 percent of the U.S. workforce and by 2025, they will account for 75 percent of the global workforce.

~ U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, the Professional Women's Foundation, 2013

How Millennials fit in

The Career Management Center at Colorado State University's College of Business is hosting a three-day conference (July 23-25)  that will explore how Millennials fit within the multigenerational workplace.

"At CSU's College of Business, we're especially proud of Generation Y—the generation often referred to as 'millennials,'" said Susan Schell, director of the Career Management Center. "This generation asks questions, affects change, and uses technology to impact global environments. They have social media smarts, great technology awareness, and are self-expressive. Gen Y is entering the workforce at a rapid speed and bringing with them new priorities and fresh ways of thinking."

Featured: Michael Rogers

Michael Rogers with the New York Times is a futurist—he studies the future in order to help people understand, anticipate, prepare for, and gain advantage from coming changes. He's the featured speaker at CSU's Why Hire Gen Y? conference. Rogers and others who are experts in identifying generational characteristics will present and participate in panel discussion all three days. 

Dynamic presenters

Other speakers and panelists at the conference include:

More details


Contact: College of Business Career Management Center
E-mail: cob-cmc@business.colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-1540