Monthly Archive: October 2010

Poll: Do You Have at Least 3 Months Income in Savings?

Generation Y doesn’t seem to be saving money.  This could be because of many reasons – cost of living is high, wages are down, unemployment is high, debt is skyrocketing.  Do you, Generation Y, have at least 3 months of income in your savings?  Please only vote if you are from Generation Y to preserve …

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36 Facts About Generation Y in the Workplace and Beyond

More and more attention is starting to be paid to the working and spending habits of the biggest generation since the Baby Boomers: Generation Y.  There are 36 facts in the article at the bottom of the page.  I’ve pulled some of the more interesting bullets out to summarize, but I’d suggest reading the full …

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10 Ways Generation Y Will Change the Workplace

Generation Y is reshaping the world.  Let us take a look at the 10 ways Employee Evolution thinks Generation Y will will change the workplace: 1. We’ll reduce executive compensation for underperforming companies. Generation Y will not allow excessive executive compensation for sub-par performance.  This was probably going to happen anyway with the transparency of …

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Generation Y Doesn’t Want Cars

Generation Y is passing on cars compared to previous generations.  There are a number of influencing factors ranging from financial reasons to lifestyle reasons.  There are three main reasons why purchasing an automobile may be placed on the backburner for the echo boomers: Generation Y finds cars expensive.  With the recession delaying the careers of …

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Generational Differences: Baby Boomer, Generation X, and Generation Y Comparison

Generations grow up with different beliefs and perspectives.  The conditions of the economy, the state of the world, technology, and social trends all impact the overall behavior of the generation.  For Generation Y, it is a return to traditional values, a strong sense of community and diversity, and an emphasis on technology, information, and education. …

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Where Do You Prefer to Live?

Generation Y, do you prefer to live in an urban environment, in the suburbs of a city, or in rural areas?  Please respect the integrity of the poll and vote only if you are an echo boomer.  Feel free to join in the discussion in the comments and on the forum.