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Forget the “avocado toast” stereotype — young adults spend their money no differently than past generations did
— Read on www.cbsnews.com/news/millennials-are-much-poorer-than-their-parents-data-show/
This video clip is a rebuttal to all the negative stereo types of Gen Y. It makes a number of valid points. Mostly the video goes into how much of what Gen Y is going through is not necessarily their fault like the state of the economy, the wars, housing market, etc…. But we or they or however you classify yourself still get a bad rap. Granite yes they get trophies for participating in a sport even for losing. But who is to blame for making Gen Y the way they are? Certainly not them! They did not ask for much of it. Some of their eligid attitude could simply a by product of how they were raised. Bad parenting?Take a look and decide for yourself. Rebuttal Video
What generation do you identify with? Why is that? If your like me you probably identify with more gen x more than gen y but society has said other wise.
As a person born in the 90s, I am classified as a millennial, which means I am everything that is wrong with the world today. I stare at a screen instead of talking to people. I expect everything handed to me. I am lazy. I binge watch television shows. I overuse the word “binge”. I expect a trophy when I fail. I take selfies everywhere. I am narcissistic. I am entitled. I don’t read the newspaper. I spend too much time on “The Twitter.”
Or at least that’s how I’m categorized.
As if I’m a book and my date of birth is the summary on the back, telling everyone exactly what I’m about.
I feel as though there is a sense of pride that people have for growing up when they did. I look back on the 90s and am thrilled to call that decade my childhood. Just as people born in…
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This article is a good compare and contrast in the baby boomers and Generation Y. Seems like every generation has different values when it comes to the work place.