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Will Generation Y individuals have to make adjustments in their style, preferences, and interests to be successful in their careers ?

Generation Y

Generation Y describes those individuals who were born during the period of 1981 to 1997 and are often referred to as Millennials. Generation Y is sometimes described as the echo boomers being the offspring of Generation X parents born during the Baby Boom (i.e., individuals born between 1946 and 1964). Generation Y individuals are closely associated with the internet generation given the corresponding increase and use of technology and electronic social media during the Millennials' formative years. According to the blog When I Work, 75% of the available workforce in 2025 will be comprised of Generation Y workers.

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Perceptions about the Generation Y workplace expectations include an increased emphasis on having a work / life balance, an entrepreneurial spirit,...

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Generation Y: Definition, Characteristics & Personality Traits

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This lesson defines what is meant by Generation Y. It also gives examples of the characteristics and personality traits often associated with this group of people. After this lesson, test your new knowledge with our quiz questions.


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