What is a millennial? According to the US Census Bureau, they were born between 1982 and 2000. They are the largest generation in the workforce because of their birth years. Millennials are the children of the baby boomers and are also called the Generation Y or Gen Y. They possess several qualities and characteristics different from the past generations. And although the characteristics of a millenial varies on the culture and environment, they grew up in; these are the common characteristics of millennials today.


1. Millennials are Often Optimistic About the Future

They are confident and highly motivated for a better future. Millennials believe that things will eventually get better and that they can accomplish anything if they only set their hearts and minds into it. Most of them start their careers early to get to the top of the corporate ladder or get a promotion. They are enthusiastic about what they do and believes that anything is possible. They see a brighter future and believe in it. Nothing can dampen their spirit.

millennials in the workplace

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