As Millennials now make up the largest part of the work force, understanding what drives them will help you to engage with them. Here are 29 interesting facts about Millennials that will help you understand them better.
Millennials are now the single largest group within the work force, and will soon become the biggest consumer group, too.
Understanding, and being able to engage with, Millennials is going to determine how successful your business will be.
Here are 29 Interesting and surprising facts that will help you to better understand them:
- Millennials are carrying a total of $1 trillion in student debt.
- Over 63 percent of Gen-Y workers have a bachelor’s degree.
- 48 percent of employed college graduates work in jobs that don’t require a four-year degree.
- 45 percent believe a decent paying job is a “privilege,” not a “right.”
- 64 percent of Millennials would rather make $40,000 a year at
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In America you would have been laughed at had you thought that this would happen to us, say, in the 80s or 90s. Fast forward 30 years and that’s exactly what has happened to us.
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1. Boomers made outdoor sex OK.
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