Gen Y


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Gen Y

A popular term that describes the demographic cohort following Generation X, which has been variously defined as corresponding to those born between the mid-1970s up to the early 2000s. They are also known as the Echo Boomers, given that many of them are children of baby boomers.
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(4.) Fisher, Anne, "To Keep Gen Y Employees, Treat Them Like 'Rock Stars,'" Crain's New York, July 9, 2010.
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One thing that may help them is an assortment of life insurance products that addresses the needs closest to Gen Y's heart.
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Gen Y workers and citizens have such a high expectation of instant access to information and records--not just the records themselves, but the data or information within those records--that the available tools and technologies have yet to meet their demands.
* Does Gen Y's expectation regarding workplace gender equity align with the reality it will find?
Companies are starting to focus more on flexible work schedules, choices and benefits such as laptops, PDAs and other electronics to attract Gen Y employees, said Tonya Manning, a senior vice president and chief actuary at Aon and a board member of the Schaumburg, Ill.-based Society of Actuaries.
Because Gen Y has grown up with computers, they are referred to as digital natives.
That being the case, in this day and age, it will most likely be the so-named 'Generation Y' (Gen Y) who are out there serving hospitality's customers.
Millennials are increasingly affluent, and the highest spenders in comparison to other generations Image Credit: Supplied How is Gen Y and Gen Z shaping the future of payments?
A new study launched today by the Asian Institute of Finance (AIF) reveals that Gen Y Financial Services Industry (FSI) professionals across Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand rank career advancement and challenging work as their top workplace priorities, Wednesday (7/11).