A common argument you may encounter is that the millennial generation has poor work ethic. Recent advertisements have attempted to make humorous use of the perceived lack of work ethic in the millennial generation. Taking into account how the current generation of workers compares to prior generations, that argument may be on shaky grounds.
While advertisements frequently poke fun at the millennial generation’s “unfamiliarity” with manual labor, or their ability to earn a living with a sole social-media account, it has become clear that previous generations’ definitions of “work ethic” may need retooling. Internet access has enabled previously unheard of ways to solve problems without ever engaging in manual labor. As a matter of fact, it’s entirely likely that millennials who can code will be more productive than their parents ever were.
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How ‘Lazy’ Millennials Are Transforming Hard Work