Generation Snowflake

Generation Snowflake: Toughen Up or Else?

Life is hard, challenging, and unforgiving. It takes a certain skillset to successfully maneuver through adulthood, because once you leave your parent’s womb and four walls the world suddenly loses all interest in your general existence and feelings. However, we are currently in what many dub the generation snowflake, a generation easily offended and embracing each and everyone’s uniqueness above everything else. It not only highlights the apparent divide between different generations but also showcases how this generation snowflake consequently takes things to an unhealthy extreme.
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Retail work

Working in Retail? Why You Should Quit and Walk Out

Too many millennials are trapped in wage-slave jobs across the world such as working in retail. Skilled graduates employed in supermarkets, bars and cafes are falling deeper into a cycle of despair and worthlessness as low-paid employers are promising them an arduous “career path” in their companies whilst offering low-hour contracts and poor pay. Such dreams of a more prosperous future often accompany such disillusionment and millennials are increasingly taking drastic measures to break themselves free of the cycle, such as walking out in the job, balls-deep in the middle of a shift. For some, they are looking for a quick and drastic escape into the unknown, yet for others, it has been meticulously planned in their head for months.
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