The technological advances first experienced by
Gen X translated into the personalization of
technology for
Generation Y.

Gen Y has also experienced a drastic change in
global security, providing this generation with
unprecedented challenges for the future.

This web page are dedicated to creating a deeper
appreciation of the members of this generation:

Generational Liabilities
Here are some key assets exhibited by a majority
of this generation:
  • Optimistic
  • Tenacity
  • Heroic spirit
  • Multitasking capabilities
  • Technologically savvy

Generational Liabilities
Here are some key assets exhibited by a majority
of this generation:
  • Need for supervision
  • Inexperienced, particularly in difficult people
    issues

View of Authority
Despite common beliefs, this generation is one of
the most respectful, rivaling the Builder generation.
Those that have figured out how to connect with
this generation find they are loyal and dedicated
hard workers.

View of Career
Similar to Gen X, Gen Y does not see themselves
tied to a single job for an extended period of time.
They want multiple career paths, engaging in two
careers at any point in time.

View of Money as a Motivator
Resume diversity is more important than money.
Different experiences are exciting and challenging.

Impact on a generation
inventions, events that had an impact on this
generation.

Historical Events

  • World Trade Centers, Madrid, and London
    attacks
  • Iraq
  • Columbine
  • The Personal Computer Age


Inventions

  • Personal Computers
  • The Internet
  • Cell phones
  • CD
  • DVD


Entertainment

  • Barney
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Beanie Babies
  • The X Games
  • Alternative Rap
  • Remix
  • Spice Girls
  • Backstreet Boys
  • Puff Daddy
  • Tupac
Gen Y
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