According to Michigan State University, despite assumptions generally made about Generation Y, an examination of high-school seniors in the U.S. from 1976 to 2006 revealed that there actually hasn’t been much change in qualities such as individualism and egoism compared to previous generations.
So what are some defining characteristics of Millennials? TIME Magazine calls out a few that were noted by a 2012 MTV study : in a world of Facebook and texting, Millennials, or those born between 1977 and 1997, are tech savvy, collaborative, entrepreneurial, and hyper-connected. They’re even more likely than other generations to attend online schools.
But how do these qualities translate to the workplace?
Check out this Millennials in the Workplace Infographic as it explores Millennials’ values and expectations, personally and professionally.