Generation Y

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There are many generations in society such as Traditionalist, Baby Boomer, Generation X, Y, and Z. Generation Z is the youngest generation in the list. However, in any work place, Generation Y, which is known as an Echo Boomers or Millenniums, is the youngest. No one knows how it emerged, but it began in 1998 and ended in 2006. The people in this era were born between 1977 and 1994, which is my generation. In the United States, there are seventy one million Generation Y-ers, which takes up the largest part of population. Unlike other generations, Generation Y has very outstanding abilities and environments to success. Those abilities and characteristics are efficient in business and companies. Also, Generation Y’s remarkable characteristics affect their social lives a lot. The Generation Y is very family centric, and able to catch up the trends. Their general cultures are pop-music, iPods, social websites, like Facebook and Twitter, and anything that relates to technology. In principle, Generation Y-ers are optimistic, social, and have high self-esteem. Those characteristics bring many pros and cons to hire them. Pros are general mostly, but cons are not true mostly because of misconceptions.

The first pro of Generation Y is education. Unlike Generation X, the kids in generation Y are well educated because their parents were very active, so the parental education was available. For example, the children in generation y did not decide everything by themselves. They rather discussed with their parents and decided. Also, the financial aspect of this generation is another reason for good education. Most of parents in this generation are dual-earner. Surprisingly, the parents of Generation Y are very supportive, and “one in nine Gen Y...

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