Generation Y starts around 1980, though it’s not an exact science as generations flow at the cusp. They are right behind Boomers in their size so are having a profound effect on the workplace. They are technology driven, have strong views, driving change in business and will continue to do so for many years.
“How To Manage Your Generation Y Employees” on ExecutiveSpeakersBureau.com, provides an interesting perspective around Gen Y employees:
Each summer, hundreds of thousands of graduates flood the workplace with nothing but a degree and a dream of having a great career. An increasingly large percentage (50% of the world’s population is under 30 years old) of the workforce is considered part of Generation Y, a tech-savvy group who craves feedback and reinforcement, and uses humor regularly.