The Myth of the Lazy Millennial: Where It Comes From

Millennials have long been maligned by stereotypes that they're lazy and entitled — but that could just be a misinterpretation by Gen Xers nervous about the threat their younger peers could pose to their worldview, and their jobs. The reason, experts say: Millennials' strong grasp of technology and confidence, gleaned from growing up in the digital age and in a recession. "Millennials are hungrier and more well-educated than any generation in history, and they understand technology," a career transition expert told NBC News. "They are knocking at the door of people sitting in comfy positions, and that's where the negativity comes from — a real place of insecurity."

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