This is What Happens When Millennials Run the Workplace

Joel Pavelski, 27, isn’t the first person who has lied to his boss to scam some time off work. But inventing a friend’s funeral, when in fact he was building a treehouse — then blogging and tweeting about it to be sure everyone at the office noticed?

That feels new. Such was a recent management challenge at Mic, a five-year-old website in New York that is vying to become a leading news source created by and for millennials.

Recent headlines include “Don’t Ban Muslims, Ban Hoverboards” and “When Men Draw Vaginas.” “There’s 80 million millennials; we focus on the 40 that went to college,” said Chris Altchek, Mic’s 28-year-old chief executive. Read full article on NYTimes

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