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.

Generation Y Attitudes

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Here is a snapshot of the attitude of Generation Y taken from a previous post.  Please keep in mind that this is a blanket generalization for an entire generation and shouldn’t be taken as anything more than an observed trend of a large populace. Attitude/Behavior of Gen Y: Raised as consumers in a media saturated, …

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Generation Y Demographics

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A snapshot summary of the demographics of Generation Y, the echo boom of the baby boomers.  Please keep in mind that this is a blanket generalization for an entire generation and shouldn’t be taken as anything more than an observed trend of a large populace. Demographics of Gen Y Born from 1977-2001 (estimated – majority …

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The Echo Boom Statistics

Below is an outline on the characteristics of members of the echo boom, Generation Y, the echo boomers.  Keep in mind that this is a generalization, an observed concept, and not a conclusive description.  Not all echo boomers will identify with this, but it might demonstrate overall trends. Demographics of Gen Y Born from 1977-2001 …

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Is Online Privacy a Concern for You?

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Generation Y is on the front lines of a growing privacy issue online. How concerned are you about your degree of online privacy? Do you believe it isn’t a big deal and feel that the internet brings about a new era of transparency, or does the availability of information online leave you paranoid? Please respect …

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How to Make a Household Budget

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It is important for Generation Y to practice good financial responsibility.  Echo boomers were taught that getting an education and a good job would allow us to live comfortably.  However, that American dream is no longer a reality, so its important to be intelligent in your financial decisions. Its really simple to create a quick …

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Make the Most of College: 10 Tips to Make College Worthwhile

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Find the right college.  Yes, before you even get there, make sure you go to a college that fits you as an individual.  Not only is this imperative to get the education you want, but also the sanity you deserve.  Going to the wrong college can lead to mental breakdowns, a depressing four years, and …

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