Many articles have focused on the way the Millennials (those born in 1980-early-90s) and Gen-Zers (those born between the mid-90s and the early-2000s) have changed the way we work. Members of these generations want more flexibility and wish to work away from a traditional office in favor of working via email and on one's own terms. There has also been much discussion of the "side hustle" in which many younger citizens engage. How would you respond to these assertions? Do you agree that your generation works differently from your parents and grandparents? What would your ideal workday and career look like?
The idea of work has been significantly radicalized with the invention and advancement of technology. The millennials and gen-zers, the generation that coincided with such technological advancement have taken advantage to change how they work. Today, one doesn’t need to be in a physical office to perform the contractual obligations assigned to him/her. Instead, the internet