After looking at the fast paced lifestyle of this group their attitude reflects this. This generation has grown up with computers and cell phones and in turn are used to having quick results and little patience. Self-image can be an issue for this generation due to the copious amounts television shows telling them they are not perfect.
This generation has strayed from the morals and values of their predecessors. While the previous generation is to be their role models, there now seems to be more competition rather than support and mentoring. This can be detrimental to not only new careers but also to the quality of work that is being done. Often the young professionals know the right thing to do, but instead cross that line to further their careers by bending the rules or engaging in morally questionable behavior. They look for jobs with big money instead of big satisfaction. This can be a large issue for this age group if they are frustrated with their job then this could potentially put pressure on their social relationships and future success within their career.
Sports and sporting events have become exceedingly more popular in mainstream American, this is especially evident within the age group of 25-34. Most of this group has just graduated from college and team loyalty has been instilled during this time. With the further development of video games, “gaming” is another hobby that a large section of this generation takes part in. Just by doing a quick Internet search of “young professional” you will find group just for this age group in about every large metropolitan area. By looking at these group’s websites you will find that they are to provide fellowship and activities during the hectic life of young professionals.