Our exploration of the formation of the modern economy picks up in the aftermath of the dot-com crash that cost our drunk uncle a pretty penny. Our rollercoaster economy spent the early years of the millennium clinking and clanking back up to the top of the track. But, it was the stomach-churning drop into the … Continue reading How the Great Recession Shaped Millennial Careers
Previously posted on GenFKD. Gen Y has been deemed lazy, narcissistic, and entitled in previous “generational characteristics studies.” Millennials have a hard time holding a job for more than a couple years and are described as super materialistic. These studies also show that this generation is less concerned with the community and more focused on … Continue reading Social Entrepreneurship: How Gen Y Is Changing the Economy and the World
The Good Ole Days The financial crisis of 2008 was a scary time in the U.S. Although the early half of Gen-Y had a hard time getting a job after graduation, a large portion of millennials didn’t really suffer feelings of despair, since most were still in their teens and early 20s. We didn’t have … Continue reading Is Financial Regulation the Answer?