About Jake Croman

Jake Croman is currently a graduate student at New York University. He recently graduated from the University of Michigan—Ann Arbor, where he was an American Culture major in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

Remote Workers Can Network Too: Here’s How

For many employees, remote work has become the new norm. And this might seem like a dream: zero commute time, a more flexible working environment, less distractions — the list goes on. These perks are just a few of the reasons why workers have always wanted the option to work remotely, and why the current [...]

By |2021-11-09T18:39:08+00:00November 9th, 2021|blog|

Want a Raise? Here Are Some Tips to Negotiate Like a Millennial

When millennial workers say 'show us the money,' they're serious. Workers of any generation typically prioritize salary over other benefits, but a survey released last year revealed that millennials are much bolder in their salary negotiations than their older colleagues. There are two statistics from this survey that perfectly illustrate this point: 74 percent of [...]

By |2021-10-19T15:16:23+00:00October 19th, 2021|blog|

6 Leadership Lessons from Steve Jobs

If you create a list of the most influential leaders in business, it wouldn't be a complete list without Steve Jobs. Even if you're not familiar with all he did to turn Apple into one of the biggest tech giants, you know enough to understand how much of a creative, passionate innovator he was.  Whenever [...]

By |2021-09-13T15:00:21+00:00September 13th, 2021|blog|

How is Virtual Reality Assisting Charity

Virtual reality immerses us into worlds vastly different from our own. In the process, it can help us understand other places and each other better than ever before. VR videos have an amazing power to communicate personal experiences and, steadily, charities are increasing their use of the emerging technology to drive engagement and donation campaigns. [...]

By |2021-08-05T19:19:02+00:00October 11th, 2019|blog|

The Importance of Civic Engagement for Students in the Digital Age

Civic engagement is the key to a functioning democracy. As we acclimate to a digital climate, we’ll have to find more efficient ways to safeguard democratic processes, especially as even some of the biggest tech conglomerates in the world have problems with privacy breaches, disinformation and political bias.  Why and how is civic engagement for [...]

By |2019-11-06T21:23:23+00:00October 2nd, 2019|blog, Uncategorized|

Students and New Talent Help Cities Stay Competitive

Thriving cities all have one thing in common: a skilled workforce. The world’s most competitive cities invest in human capital, both for working age employees as well as for students. Nurturing talent to create a growing and diverse workforce provides a valuable edge to competitive cities. Most cities already know this, and yet all but [...]

By |2021-08-05T19:16:09+00:00September 18th, 2019|blog|

The Benefits of Big Data for Millennial Entrepreneurs

Millennials are shaping the modern workforce. They are increasingly starting their own businesses and doing it much earlier than previous generations.  As a generation that has driven the use of big data through e-commerce, apps, and social media, it’s only appropriate that these younger entrepreneurs should champion its use within their businesses, as well. Especially [...]

By |2022-02-14T21:32:54+00:00June 27th, 2019|blog|

Best New Work Collaboration Tools

With so many innovative tech tools on the market in recent years, it’s almost hard to keep up with how they transform our daily work and environments. Millennials and Gen Z, especially, rely on emerging technologies to meet the needs of today’s workforce, communicating with coworkers and clients to adjust for trends like remote work [...]

By |2021-02-25T20:46:33+00:00May 14th, 2019|blog|