Millennial Myths vs. Reality: How to Engage and Hire Next Gen Talent | Jobs2Careers Talent Insights

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A lot has been said and written lately about this being the most entrepreneurial generation ever. Instead of patiently waiting for their turn or resigning to things being done to them, Gen Y takes action and matters in their own hands. They tend to feel supported by parental back-up and the safety of their social tribe, encouraging them to voice their opinion and drive outcomes. Some view this as an attitude of “entitlement,” but when you dig further; you find that to Millennials, an entrepreneur is more a mindset associated with being a self-starter, risk-taker, visionary. “Millennials see themselves as building entrepreneurial careers whether they work for someone else or freelance – they don’t necessarily have to start their own businesses. In fact, more than half (58 percent) already classify themselves as entrepreneurs.

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