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10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You

Every Every Every Generation Has Been the Me Me Me Generation - Elspeth Reeve Millennials are the "ME ME ME GENERATION," writes Joel Stein for the cover of Time magazine, which is apparently a marked departure from the Baby Boomers, who were the plain old "Me Generation" (one me, no caps) and who created the "Me Decade" in the 1970s, and who coined the phrase, "But enough about me… what do you think about me?" in the 1980s when they were raising the next narcissists, Generation X. Sometimes you get the sense that these magazines' cultural writers have very little experience with the entire American culture, and prefer to make their grand analyses based on what people they know in the gentrified parts of cities like New York and Los Angeles were talking about at brunch last weekend. The type of young person that magazine writers come across most frequently are magazine interns. Because the media industry is high-status, but, at least early on, very low pay in a very expensive city, it attracts a lot of rich kids. But here is Stein's most important bit of data:

The Future 50: Best Places For Millennials To Work There has been much talk of Millennials, the generation born after 1980. Within the mix of reports on exactly where they stand on money, work, food and life, there seems to be no consensus. Are Millennials merely the “lazy” generation as some purport, and ultimately responsible for the demise of the United States? Are they the generation most likely to commit themselves to a social purpose, eager to change the world? Or are they simply a self-absorbed tech-savvy group of youngsters avoiding the real world? Perhaps they can be described as debt-burdened while entering the workforce at the exact wrong time. Tough as it is to peg the right description on this generation, Millennials themselves are asking, “Where do I belong?” Simply put, Millennials don’t know enough about the corporate, non-profit and public sectors to make truly informed decisions about where they belong. Nominations are due September 10, 2013 Habits: We are what we repeatedly do. Please fill out the form.