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Common Millennial Stereotypes: Fact or Fiction?

Millennials always seem to get a bad rap, and they constantly get blamed for “killing everything from Canadian tourism to handshakes“. Let’s s...
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Millennials always seem to get a bad rap, and they constantly get blamed for “killing everything from Canadian tourism to handshakes“. Let’s separate the fact from the fiction with data courtesy of move.org.

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“We sent our survey to 500 American adults between the ages of 18 and 34. We asked nineteen questions about whether participants had moved, where they had lived, their reasons for moving, details about their moves, and their future moving plans.”-Move.org

Find 3 common myths and the truth behind them below:

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Myth #1: Millennials aren’t career-minded

“The lazy millennial stereotype gets thrown around a lot on talk shows, in public speeches, and among online forums. Those who perpetuate this myth claim that millennials are unwilling to make sacrifices and contribute enough good, old-fashioned elbow grease to succeed. Essentially, they believe millennials aren’t career-minded enough to compete in today’s economy.”

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