Healing A Hurt Generation with Humane Entrepreneurship

Monday, August, 31 2020, Written By Dr. Ayman El Tarabishy

Healing A Hurt Generation with Humane Entrepreneurship

Monday, August, 31 2020

How can we harness the power of a generation to create quality employment opportunities?

The first months of 2020 have brought us an incredible sense of clarity in regards to our personal, communal, and global lives. We are all individuals who, consciously and unconsciously, exist in multiple markets throughout the world. The experiences that compile from our multiplicity of existence are then used to divide us into specific categories, based on comprehensive similarities amongst different groups. Time is often used as one of these categories of similar differences in the way that it striates generations from one another. Common differences between youth, women, minorities seem to shape the economic systems of the world. Interestingly enough, it is, however, “the trajectory of the overall employment effects [that are] driven by young workers” (Rinz 2019). The most captivating generation, given their great generational differences with their predecessors, seems to be those born between 1977 and 1998, often referred to as the Millennial Generation. Millennials are “often distinctively described by their particular fashion of existing within society” (Tapscott 1998). Their defining trends show up most clearly throughout their interactions, or lack thereof, within the workforce (Read more…).