Quotes About Generation Y

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Scott Turow
“Anna is part of a generation that often seems frozen in place by their unreleting sense of irony. Virtually everything people believe in can be exposed as possessing laughable inconsistencies. And so they laugh. And stand still.”
Scott Turow, Innocent

“The young man pities his elders, fearing the day he, too, will join their ranks. The elderly man pities the younger generation, well-knowing the trials and tribulations that lie ahead of them.”
Lynda I Fisher

Miles Anthony Smith
“What someone may lack in talent can be more than made up for in self-motivation, self-direction, and follow-through.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

Miles Anthony Smith
“Do you want a level of income to fit your lifestyle or a lifestyle to fit your income level?”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

“Millennials (aka Generation Y) are great at social media (Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter,Tumblr, Instagram, Flickr, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube, Vimeo, and Periscope) but lack time tested social skills ( patience, humility, active listening, respect for parents, teachers, elderly)”
Ramesh Lohia

Marcella Purnama
“Our Peter Pan generation is unhappy. All our lives, we want to grow up—to be treated like adults, to have freedom to choose. Then we get here and it turns out being an adult sucks. We pay the bills and taxes, watching others succeed while we are forever waiting for our turn. We believe we are special, but nothing special has come our way.”
Marcella Purnama

Marcella Purnama
“Our Peter Pan generation is unhappy. All our lives, we want to grow up—
to be treated like adults, to have freedom to choose. Then we get here and
it turns out being an adult sucks. We pay the bills and taxes, watching others succeed while we are forever waiting for our turn.

We believe we are special, but nothing special has come our way.”
Marcella Purnama, What I Wish I Had Known

Miles Anthony Smith
“I am suggesting that we don’t put the “income” cart before the “contentment” horse.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

“Hip Hop Generation “captures the collective hopes and nightmares, ambitions and failures of those who would otherwise be described as “post-this” or “post-that.” ”
Jeff Chain in "Can't Stop Won't Stop A History of the Hip-Hop Generation "

Miles Anthony Smith
“The construct of retirement is dubious at best and a farce at worst. Expectations contrary to this are to be dashed.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

Miles Anthony Smith
“Adaptability is the name of the game; if you understand that you must now be adaptable and flexible, you will find a way to succeed in your career. If not, you will succumb to job market pressures.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

Miles Anthony Smith
“In the name of all that is holy, please consider the wages of a particular profession before you select that degree plan.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

Miles Anthony Smith
“Whereas previous generations had to face some unpredictability, current generations are facing unprecedented levels of instability.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

Jason S. Hornsby
“I am beyond good and evil at this point. I am beyond the lines drawn in the sand by society at this juncture. I am beyond fear, beyond religion, beyond the morals and mores. I am Lord of the Fucking Flies. Do you understand?”
Jason S. Hornsby, Every Sigh, the End

Miles Anthony Smith
“Finding a job that is a good fit is as much about you selecting the right company as it is about them selecting the right candidate.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

Miles Anthony Smith
“Labor saving devices have destroyed many jobs but have given rise to many new ones. It simply is up to us if we are going to resist or embrace the future.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

Miles Anthony Smith
“Can’t we do better with Applicant Tracking System (ATS) software?”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

Miles Anthony Smith
“When presented with an open door in your job, drive a Mack truck through it.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

Miles Anthony Smith
“The surest way to ensure career extinction is to resist change and adaptation.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

Miles Anthony Smith
“There remains a natural career progression even though the tougher job climate seeks to delay it.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

Miles Anthony Smith
“Our career mantra should be learn, relearn, repeat.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

Miles Anthony Smith
“We don’t deserve our job. Period.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

“If your kids are the generation Y there are only two things you parents are worried about..What your daughters are uploading on the internet and what your sons are downloading from the internet”
Joshua Siranjofu

Lorenzo Frick
“Es (Tattoo) ist ein Hilferuf einer jungen Generation, gefangen in der Kurzlebigkeit unserer heutigen Welt. Man muss ihn nur verstehen und anhören.”
Lorenzo Frick, Die Vollkommene Gesellschaft: Fragen und Antworten einer kritischen Auseinandersetzung

Miles Anthony Smith
“Everyone is dispensable but some are more dispensable than others.”
Miles Anthony Smith, Becoming Generation Flux: Why Traditional Career Planning is Dead: How to be Agile, Adapt to Ambiguity, and Develop Resilience

“I really don't trust the generation Y we will make the worst grandparents ever”
Joshua Siranjofu

Jason S. Hornsby
“The world is truly a terrible place. Every one of my generation is lost, filling the holes which are their lives with seditious and yet passionless acts of unnecessary drama. It is a world of hypocrisy and whispers, a dark mine shaft of overfed, spoiled, and thankless slaves too stupid to realize that, despite their steady stream of shallow luxuries, they are still slaves.”
Jason S. Hornsby, Every Sigh, the End

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