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    Millennials are Changing the World. I am a Millennial. My generation is becoming the most influential generation of consumers, citizens, and employees. Generation Y is changing the basics of rental market and representing the new work force in the global market. Meet Ksenia: my good friend and also an educated and skilled millennial in New York, who moved back in with her parents after she spend a year trying to live on her own. Like many girls of her age, she moved to the heart of an apple…

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    Every generation seems to clash with the other, since the beginning of time. Dr. Fareed Zakaria makes this clear in his article called “The Try-Hard Generation.” Zakaria examines the conflict between the Baby Boomer(1946-1964) generation and Millennials(1980-2000). The overarching argument that he makes, is defending Millennials--yet not fighting his audience(previous generations). The opposition to Millennials is that they are lazy, career-oriented, and are lacking intellectually. However,…

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    According to the textbook, it mentions, “The four generations identified in today’s workforce are the Silent Generation, Baby boomers, Generation X and lastly Generation Y” (Chapter 1, pg.14). The textbook also states how, “Baby boomers which is the largest generation had to become extremely competitive to find jobs and promotions and how many became workaholics while spending less time with their families to keep their jobs or to obtain greater pay or promotions” (Chapter, pg. 14-15).…

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    The tourism and hospitality have been suffering international from major problems in attracting and retaining its employees, which is leading to absences of a qualified workforce, in one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the world. The challenges of attracting and retaining quality employee’s starts with firstly attracting the appropriate student, but with the problems faced by the lesser quality in the education of these students a high level of turnovers in the industry has…

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    Cultural Zeitgeist

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    The climate of business changes in a multitude of ways and exponentially along with breakthroughs and inventions catapulting us toward the future. For instance, 20-30 years ago, when the internet was just gaining popularity in the United States, finding a business, big or small, with an internet presence was rare. But, in today’s world, it’s unheard of to deny the marketing and advertising giant that is today’s internet. Twitter has invaded the cultural zeitgeist and yet, it is only 10 years…

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    New Workforce

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    Introduction: In present day, managing the workforce becomes more and more challenging for management. Daily, management is faced with employee engagement and retention for new generations. What seems to be the problem with management? Why has it become more and more difficult for management to manage those employees? This research was conducted because “for the first time ever, four generations of employees are working side by side in the same organizations. All hold different values, morals,…

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    Dealing with Generation X and Generation Y in the Workplace When you take a look at any given workplace in today’s world you will see more diversity than ever before. This not only includes more women, minorities, and religious groups but more age differences than ever as well. There are more generations working together at the same time and in the same place than there has ever been in history. It is not uncommon to see a seventy-year-old person working in the same place as an…

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    The Millennial Generation In “The New Greatest Generation,” Joel Stein discusses how our generation is and will affect our future. There are three commonly known generation types such as, Baby Boomers born “between” 1946-1964, Generation X born “between” 1960-1980, and Millennials born “between” 1980-2000. Today’s kids are considered millennial born in an era that cell phones, tablets, and computers are used on a daily basis and seems to be the only way some people communicate with others. A…

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    Millennials, Gen Xers, Baby Boomers, the Silent Generation, and the Greatest Generation; groups of people divided not only by the time period in which they were born, but the cultural, social, political, and economic standpoints by which they live. The so-called “Greatest Generation” is made up of those born between 1901 and 1924, followed by the Silent Generation, born from 1925 to 1945. The second largest generation is the Baby Boomer Generation, who were born between 1946 and 1964, and became…

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    In the following articles “I’m a Millennial and my Generation Sucks” by Johnny Oleksinski and “Are Millennials the Screwed Generation?” by Joel Kotkin, many factors such as adulthood, education, and baby-boomers have led to a dismal outcome for millennials in the future. One would believe this is a significant topic for college students because their opportunity to enter the job market and real world is coming soon once the baby-boomer population dies. Although the two authors share many…

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