5 Workplace Stereotypes About Millennials That Aren't True

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By Alison Green

If you're over the age of 30, you've probably witnessed your share of complaining and eye rolling about millennial workers: They're entitled and expect to get great jobs without paying their dues; they don't understand how office hierarchy works; they're high-maintenance; they're job hoppers – the list goes on and on.

And if you're under 30, you've probably heard these stereotypes about your own generation and cringed to think that you might be getting labeled that way.

In reality, while there are certainly differences between every generation, most stereotypes that get lobbed at millennial employees just aren't true. Here are the five of the biggest stereotypes, and why you shouldn't believe them: