1978 as well. Obligatory check in.
The original definition of Millennials was "those who graduated high school beginning in 2000." Which technically means fall 1981 birthdays as well.
More reasoned approaches have shown late 1970s through mid-1980s kids have more in common with themselves than the late 80s-1990s "Millennials" that seem to be the stereotype.
As far as the definition of millennials, I don't really consider people born in the early 80s in this group. We didn't grow up on social media and were much more likely to be outside riding bikes without helicopter moms. I was born in 83 and most of my peer group didn't get a cell phone until college or later. Even then, we could only play "snake" or some other game in it. Txst got added to Facebook when I was probably about 22. When I work with somebody born in the 90s, it's like we might as well be 40 years apart in age.
Gonna be big difference between urban and rural upbringing in defining generations. City kids born as early as '82 could be millenials, and I'd say almost all city kids born after '85 are millenials. Very few country kids born before '85 are millenials, and some born even into the late 80s would still not fit the millenials description.
'85 also represents my cutoff for millennials. 90s babies are the worst though.
The shorts I'm wearing are older than you guys.
I would say roughly 85-2005 to be mellinial aged.
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Freshman summer semester living in San Jac was a magical time for Facebook to be totally new to everybody
I used to think the "millennials are morons" bit was just olds yelling at clouds. Then, I worked with people that were born in the 90s. I have always believed that work ethic is learned on the job for some people, but these kids took it to a new level. Previously I had never worked with people that made every job that they didn't want to do into a SJW moral obligation to not do the specific task. It was like they would be breaking some sacred SJW religious rule to fill out some report that they didn't want to. Then, when they were made to do the task (because its in their contract) they would cry and complain to anybody that would listen about how awful it was. The only satisfaction I got was the other millennials not caring because they were so absorbed in their own life.
Possibly. Im a decently liberal guy so I have sympathy for some SJW causes. Filling out forms required by law just isn't one of them. Quit turning everything you dont want to do into some moral transgression that would compromise your character.
I think the lady is bitching too much.
Need context as to why. Walmart in Bismarck starts you out at $12.50/hr. Work 50 hours a week and its $34k/yr.Not so for her. Ledesma graduated from college four years ago. After moving through a series of jobs, she now earns $18,000 making pizza at Classic Slice in Milwaukee, shares a two-bedroom apartment with her boyfriend and has $33,000 in student debt.
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you aren't getting 50hrs a week at most retailers unless you are exempt, in which case, you'll be at 75-80 hrs/wk.
It really isn't or at least shouldn't be, even for non technical/highly applicable degrees. I'm just spitballing, but I wonder if there's more of a disconnect for "the average millenial" in that type of situation (lets say 4 year degree in who cares, not much useful work experience) with the difference between entry level work and menial work (brace yourselves for crotchety puns). I know talking with my girlfriend's dumbass 20 year old sister and brother in law about their work prospects, they weren't really keying in on that difference, or seeing the difference in value between one job that pays similarly to another job but might move the needle a bit more when they're looking for their next thing. But I don't know if that is at all any different than it was at any other time. For me, I certainly didn't really know what I was even looking for straight out of college. Which was foolish, but probably not uncommon.
I believe in the 1980-1984 mini generation which has a lot of dissimilarities with both Gen X and Millennial. I'm smack dab in the middle born in 1982. I do think that, as a whole, they are more similar to Millennial, and I mean that in a good way. The people in my age group are more optimistic and happy than Gen X who seem to be miserable as $#@!, cubicle jockeys living in the suburbs, who gave up their youthful creativity in their 20s. We have that too in our age group but I know a lot more entrepreneurs and tech people than suburban cubicle jockeys. The ones who ended up miserable at least held on to their early 30's. If believing that there's more to life than 9-5 office job and a McMansion makes one a "snowflake," I think it's a good thing, not bad. Personal observations only but that is how I view it.
point, counterpoint. 50% of Elon's staff are the kids who are about to put 10 Iridium birds in Polar orbits from a Vandenberg launch. I posted this in the Geeks thread:
So....You think SpaceX is primarily staffed and run by early 20-somethings ?
My group of friends were born in 84 and 85 mostly. In my opinion we are not how millennials are defined. Most don't have Facebook, use twitter as news source not a way to communicate. No one works in Tech.
SpaceX has a facility in Hawthorne, CA, near LAX. I believe they assemble the boosters there. It's an old Northrop facility. I talked to my friends there, who are older engineers working on the old Northrop 747 fuselage subcontract. They said they have no chance of hiring on to Space X, that they only want to hire the youngs.
Probably not a bad policy, but they miss out on the 1 out of 50 oldster that still works with energy and has an open mind.
FIFherNot so for her. Ledesma graduated from college four years ago. After moving through a series of jobs, she now
earnschooses to only earn $18,000 making pizza at Classic Slice in Milwaukee, shares a two-bedroom apartment with her boyfriend and has $33,000 in student debt.
Pretty funny how you millennials dispute your place. Seems like the millennial thing to do.
Football .. OC .. Basketball .. Baseball .. Other Sports .. RC Didn't Offer .. Gamboool
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