According to journalist and self-proclaimed “Old Millennial” Jesse Singal, millennials in their 30s live vastly different lives than millennials in their 20s. Alienated by the millennial stereotype, Singal questions the usefulness of putting all millennials into the same basket. getAbstract recommends Singal’s essay to human resources professionals and anybody interested in this influential yet enigmatic generation.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why “Old Millennials” have started to diverge from the millennial stereotype,
- What two important events drove a wedge between old millennials and “Young Millennials,” and
- How the lifestyle of middle-class millennials in their 30s is starting to resemble that of their parents.
About the Author
Jesse Singal is a New York–based journalist and a senior editor for the New York Times Magazine’s website.
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