Generation X

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Generation X

 and Generation X'er
people reaching puberty during the 1970s and 1980s. Three or four generation X'ers were in the antique store looking eagerly at some of those horrible old dinette chairs from the 1950s.
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Socialization may become a difficult process for Generation Xers.
A flagrant breach of accepted rules of behavior has more impact on Generation Xers than a "careless mistake" or an "unintentional breach of the reasonable person standard.
When it comes to trust in state government, trust is a bit higher: 61% of Millennials have some or a lot of trust, compared with 48% of Generation Xers who say the same, the lowest level among the generations.
Cennamo and Gardner (2008) investigated the differences among Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, and Generation Y's in the workplace.
KBLN incorporates internet radio, blogs, phone app, and social media to build the ultimate one stop informational experience for Generation Xers, Boomers, and seniors.
Generation Xers came of age in a dual career family.
In the American Freshman survey, the proportion of students who said being wealthy was very important to them increased from 45 percent for baby boomers (surveyed between 1966 and 1978) to 70 percent for Generation Xers (surveyed between 1979 and 1999) and 75 percent for millennials (surveyed between 2000 and 2009).
For the first time in history, people from four different generations dating back to 1922--Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, and Millennials--are working shoulder to shoulder in the workforce.
com offers important insight on the current state of many offices -- a disparity between two different, yet valuable generations in the workplace -- the Baby Boomers and the Generation Xers," said Jacqueline Meaney, vice president of marketing, CareerPath.
One-in-four Baby Boomers (25%) currently have a home equity loan, slightly more than the 19% of Generation Xers who do.
It may not be easy to convince Americans to eat French-style open-face sandwiches as a dinner item, but Alain Cuny is convinced that burger-eating Generation Xers could get used to it.
Generation Xers (born between 1965 and 1979) are typically adaptable and work well independently.
Or maybe they just really enjoy working and will have babies eventually because some of the later Generation Xers are still only in their early thirties.
Broken down by generation, Baby Boomers (67%) and Generation Xers (63%) are more likely to watch TV in the final hour before bedtime, whereas Generation Zers (72%) and Generation Yers (67%) are more likely to use their cellphones to talk on the phone and/or send or receive text messages.