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Superiority complex: GenX believe they work harder than their bosses

More than 80% millennials say that they work harder than their superiors and their work hours are longer than those of their managers.

education Updated: Mar 18, 2017 18:56 IST
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More than 80% millennials say that they work harder than their superiors and their work hours are longer than those of their managers. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

More than 80% millennials say that they work harder than their superiors and their work hours are longer than those of their managers.

As many as 87% of the young workforce believes it deserves an increment even if the boss does not get one, says a survey by Talentedge.

The findings show that over 12 hours are spent at work by 16% of the millennials aged between 21 to 24 years but only 2% seniors spend the same amount of time at work, the survey that interviewed 1,000 young professionals across eight metros said.

The survey was conducted through social media channels and one-to-one phone calls.It found that 30% people aged between 21 to 24 years spend 10 to 12 hours at work and 54% spend about eight to 10 hours.

Out of those aged between 25 to 30 years, 65% spend eight to 10 hours at work and 23% spend 10 to 12 hours at work. About 12% spend over 12 hours in office.

A report by Workforce has also found some interesting insights into what drives this generation. Eighty-eight percent of millennials say company stability is a top priority when considering employers. This generation is also drawn to financial stability. Collaboration is important to them - as many as 74% prefer collaborating in small groups. They also care about company values and its ability to do good in the world.