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As thousands of Generation Y college graduates flood the market there might be an opportunity for older workers to get entry level jobs. According to a study from the management school at the University of New Hampshire Generation Y workers are more entitlement minded.
Entitlement means specifically an inflated sense of self, unrealistic expectations & deep seeded resistance to criticism & feedback. Gen Y enjoys their job less, have a higher chance of getting in workplace conflicts & place blame on others.
This may cause a higher rate of turnover for Gen Y workers & open up entry level positions for older workers.
If you find yourself competing against Gen Y for positions it’s best to rely on your experience & expertise.
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