Older generations often consider millennials entitled and lazy in the workplace. Millennials see themselves as more efficient and better at challenging established rules in a way that sparks growth and innovation. Which one is it?
Yes, millennials are lazy
Millennials just aren't willing to work as hard as other generations.
Millennials aren't willing to sacrifice
Millennials grew up in a world of instant gratification. Now, they won't make sacrifices.
Millennials won't do menial or entry-level jobs
Millennials aren't willing to take entry-level jobs that previous generations took to make ends meet.
“Can I leave early on Friday afternoons to go to Yoga?”
Millennials won't work long hours. They are the last ones to the office and the first ones to leave.
No, millennials are not lazy.
Millennials aren't lazy, quite the opposite, they are hard workers.
Millennials take less time off
Nothing demonstrates the millennial work ethic than the fact they take significantly fewer vacation days than previous generations.
Millennials value purpose over money
Work for work's sake holds limited appeal to a generation that anyway doesn't believe it will be able make equivalent income to their parents.
Millennials are masters at making money from what they love
Millennials work incredibly hard to make money doing what they love.
Baby boomers are just insecure
Baby boomers calling millennials lazy stems from a place of insecurity
Baby boomers see Millennials as a threat
Millennials have a better understanding of technology and work more effectively. They are a threat to baby boomer's workplace dominance.
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