eLearningworld has written several stories about the millennials and the labour market before, claiming that millennials are generally not lazy and bratty that is a part of the stereotype. Instead can they be considered as workaholics that want a job with a mission, a job that matters. According to a workplace study from 2016: “More than four in 10 (43%) of work martyrs are millennials, compared to just 29% of overall respondents.”, 5600 participated in the study. Another characteristic is that retirement is not on the table since the millennials expect to work until the day they die. These views adapt well with the fact that in the digital age when brainpower not the handpower rule the labour market. For more information look at the interesting conversation between Sheryl Sandberg, Christine Lagarde, Meg Whitman, Zeinab Badawi, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Ahmad Sarmast at World Economic Forum Source: World Economic Forum
The Stereotypes of Millennials are an Illusion
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