Berkshire Business Outlook: Millennials in the Berkshires
How Generation Y is reshaping the way Berkshires does business.
Gallery: 2017 Berkshire Business Outlook
It was a well-worn path for millennials, those between the ages of 20 and 36, who grew up in the Berkshires: Leave the county to attend college, go to an urban area where the opportunities for career advancement were greater, and never come back.
PITTSFIELD — At first, #R3SET sounds like it could be the name of a droid in Star Wars and, in a way, it is. Like R2-D2 and C-3PO, this local startup, an interactive media company which bills itself as "the first member-owned media network for chang
NORTH ADAMS — The week before Grace Clark was scheduled to fly to China last summer to take a job teaching English for a year she received a phone call from the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.
When EDM moved to 100 West St. last year, Griffin created an area in the office unthinkable when he started the business 27 years ago. It contains a small putting green with a real hole and flagstick, along with a dartboard. Employees hold putting contest
Like many millennials my age, I was looking for something that would fulfil me beyond the typical “9 to 5” job. That’s when I discovered Zogics — a modern eCommerce business right here in the Berkshires that serves the fitness and
"I understood that school costs money, but when I was 17 and going to college, it wasn't a conversation that I was having," said Gagliardi, who graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston in 2013. "I knew that I had loans, but I didn't know
The app economy continues to surge, with one expert noting that as of 2014, the $10 billion the Apple platform alone paid to developers rivaled Hollywood's yearly box-office revenues.
One sector of the Berkshire economy that has been successful in attracting and retaining young doers and thinkers is its creative economy industries, which includes positions at museums and theaters, and jobs with creative purposes like the social media m
For many of these 20 and 30 somethings student loan and credit card debt are getting in the way of what was once a key part of the American Dream — home ownership.
Weiland is one of many Berkshire County millennials who have gravitated away from the traditional competitive sports like football to activities of their own choosing. Millennials are redefinng the personal fitness industry, according to the online site,
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