Stories by Laura Fragiacomo and Divina Paredes

Why, oh, Y

Baby boomers born in the 15 years after World War II will start reaching retirement age this year. They outnumber generation X by 2:1, and it doesn't take a mathematician to work out there won't be enough people to fill the jobs vacated by the boomers.
Born from 1982 onwards, generation Y outnumbers the Xers and over time will attain critical mass. However, organisations looking to generation Y as fodder to fuel the engines of business are set to be sorely disappointed.

Written by Laura Fragiacomo and Divina Paredes27 Feb. 05 22:00