What I Learned From Working With 300 Millennials

What I Learned From Working With 300 Millennials

BY SAM MALOUF Insights into cultivating a happy, emboldened workplace Editor’s note: As part of our ongoing effort to publish occasional articles written by industry leaders, BedTimes offers the following piece by Sam Malouf, president and chief executive officer of sleep accessories supplier Malouf in Logan, Utah. We welcome other industry leaders to provide their […]

The digital natives are here

The digital natives are here

Take a look at the world through their eyes and see how your company stacks up BY SCOTT SNYDER AND MORGAN S. SNYDER Scott Snyder, a senior fellow at Wharton University’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management, and Morgan S. Snyder, a software engineer with Palantir, a software and services company that specializes in big data analysis, […]

Why younger employees need training to stay engaged and productive

Why younger employees need training to stay engaged and productive

BY EVAN HACKEL When baby boomers took their first “real” jobs in the workforce, their demands and expectations were ridiculously low by today’s standards. On their first day on the job they got an employee handbook that they took home and scanned while eating dinner or watching TV. Company training, if there were any, was […]

Sleep Number is official bed of Santa … and just in time

Sleep Number is official bed of Santa … and just in time

News release written by Sleep Number Corp. and published, unedited, by BedTimes Now families can see when he’s been sleeping and know when he’s awake 2017 sleep survey shows holiday stress impacts ability to sleep snug in your bed THE NORTH POLE – (Nov. 15, 2017) – Sleep Number announced today that it is the […]

The facts about millennial households

The facts about millennial households

Millennials are the largest demographic right now, but when it comes to heading households they trail behind baby boomers and Gen Xers, according to the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank in Washington, D.C. Millennials range from ages 18 to 35, and the younger members may still be living with their parents or in […]

Millennials Stick with Jobs Just as Long as Gen Xers Did

Millennials Stick with Jobs Just as Long as Gen Xers Did

Millennials might have a reputation for job-hopping, but they actually stay at jobs longer than their older counterparts did when they were the same age. In January 2016, 63.4% of millennial workers (ages 18 to 35) had been at their current job at least 13 months, according to the Current Population Survey conducted by the […]

Sleep Innovations Targets Millennials in New Campaign

Sleep Innovations Targets Millennials in New Campaign

Sleep Innovations, the finished-products division of Red Bank, New Jersey-based foam products company Innocor Inc., has launched a digital marketing campaign that helps raise brand awareness and targets millennials. The campaign prompts millennials to choose customized bedding products designed for the way they sleep by tying into the broader theme of “finding your fit in […]

Organic Mattresses Inc. Focuses Marketing Efforts on Millennials

Organic Mattresses Inc. Focuses Marketing Efforts on Millennials

Bedding manufacturer Organic Mattresses Inc. has begun focusing more of its marketing resources on the 75 million millennials in the market for a mattress, the Yuba City, California-based company said in a news release. OMI, which makes certified-organic mattresses under the Organicpedic and Organicpedic Earth brands, said it believes organic bedding is increasingly the way […]

Talkin’ ’Bout My Generation: What Drives Millennials and Gen Xers

Talkin’ ’Bout My Generation: What Drives Millennials and Gen Xers

BY DOROTHY WHITCOMB Young leaders in the mattress industry discuss what drives Gen Xers and millennials — and how they will shape the future of bedding There’s a demographic change afoot in the United States–and in the mattress industry, too–that hasn’t been seen since the mid-1960s when the baby boom generation began to come of age. […]

Three Steps To Get the Most From Millennial Workers

Three Steps To Get the Most From Millennial Workers

By Kate Zabriskie Did you see what she wore to work today? What was she thinking? This is a corporation, not a club! How does he not know to bring a notebook and a pen to a meeting? Do I have to tell him everything? What would make her think it was OK to party […]