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The generations explained.

November 30, 2021 4:44 am


Are you a silent generation of a part of Generation X and Y. Perhaps you’re a baby boomer or buster?  Either way you may have heard of these phrases used to describe a certain age group in society. For example, given the way it’s been used so negatively you must have heard of Millennials. Who are these people and where do you fit in? The labelling of the generations has been going on since the start of the twentieth century. Here are the definitions.

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  1. The Lost Generation. These were people born between 1830 and 1900. They were the ones that fought in the Great War. It’s thought that the last known survivor of this age group passed in 2018.
  2. The Greatest Generation. This was the generation that was born prior to, and fought, in the Second World War. This is a group that is slowly leaving us and is getting on to a great age. It’s very possible they will need Care. This is why a Care Jobs Gloucester way provider like takefivehealthcare.co.uk/candidates/job-search/care-assistant-jobs-gloucestershire/ are needed.

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  1. The Silent Generation. Born between 1928 and 1945. They were just too young to see active service but  lived through the War years as infants.
  2. Baby Boomers. This is the dominant group in society. They are part of a pre war boom and have benefited from the post war programmes after it. They span from 1946 to 1964
  3. Generation X. 1964 to 1980. These are the baby busters. They were named after a sudden drop  off in the UK’s birth rate
  4. Millennials. Anyone from 1980 to the early 1990’s. This is the generation that is going to bring around lots of change both in the way we work but in attitudes and culture as well.
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