The Millennials: Generational Shift
Millennials not Marrying
Millennials: Their World View
Millennials: What world do we want to create?
- Kassie Deng and Cara Dorfman, MTV Insights Recently, we attended a reading of Millennial author Leigh Stein’s The Fallback Plan, a novel about a post-graduate trying to figure out her future. We highly recommend the book as an immersive, revealing glimpse into the lives of the many overeducated and underemployed in this generation. The unemployed protagonist Esther moves in with her parents and picks up a nannying job for which she's vastly overqualified. With nearly one in six 18-24 year-olds unemployed, it’s no surprise that Millennials like Esther are forced to hit the “pause” button and delay major life milestones ( http://bit.ly/zXmOlR ). It’s during this "pause" phase, however, that we see what really sets the generation apart.
Millennials in relation to the previous generations