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Following are time frames that have been coined based on people's relationship to computers and electronics.

Baby Boomers - 1946-1964
More than 76 million baby boomers were born between 1946 and 1964 in the U.S. Older baby boomers were raised without desktop computers, and many did not even have TVs as children.

Generation X - 1960s-1970s
The name was coined as a result of a study of young people's attitudes in England in 1964 by Jane Deverson. The generation X period saw the rise of hippies and countercultures across the Western world. By the time older gen-X'ers became teenagers, the personal computer revolution had begun.

Generation Y - Early 1980s-Early 2000s
In Western cultures, gen Y'ers were brought up in the age of personal computers and electronic gadgets. Also called "millenials."

Generation Z - After 1990
Also called the "Net Generation," these individuals were exposed as children to the Internet along with wireless and mobile technologies and social networking. Gen Z'ers take electronic wizardry for granted.

iPhone Generation - After 2008
People who cannot live without their iPhones, Androids or other smartphones glued to their hands all day.
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Over the past two years, the youngest generation in the workforce has become more engaged in learning about the benefits that can help protect them financially, according to studies of generation Y conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Unum (NYSE:UNM).
Made up of individuals born between the years of 1979 and 1993, Generation Y members are in their early- to-mid 20s, fresh out of college and at the start of their careers.
While Generation Y will wield a great deal of power, in part due to its sheer size, organizations must still be careful to retain and motivate their older employees.
In Southwest Chicago, Generation Y has been organizing a multiracial cadre of student leaders, including African American, Arab American and Latino youth.
Drivers in Rivas' Generation Y like Saturns but are more likely to buy the SC model than an SUV.
Today's Generation Y teenagers have grown up with a greater degree of affluence than any generation before them.
Over the next few months the institute will analyse their responses in depth to build a profile of generation Y in different parts of the world.
Generation Y promises to reshape the way employers think about their employee benefits strategies.
Sometimes Generation Y has a difficult time accepting feedback that isn't 100% positive; understanding that criticism is meant to be constructive is crucial," adds Cleary.
While there is an abundance of studies that concentrate on the differences between the two generations that currently dominate the management levels of organisations, the Baby Boomers and Generation X, empirically supported research into Generation Y has been somewhat limited to this point.
Generation Y (known to many as echo-boomers, boomer babies, millennials, the entitlement generation, or the digital generation), by the broadest definition, numbers more than 70 million Americans born between 1977 and 2000 and accounts for approximately 21 percent of the overall workforce.
For apartment owners, the drive to recruit, retain and cater to members of Generation Y (people ages 19 to 28 years) extends beyond enticing residents.