On the whole, Millennials fear they will get stuck with no development opportunities (40 percent), that they will not realize their career goals (32 percent) and that they won’t find a job that matches their personality (32 percent).
40% say Getting stuck with no development opportunities
What’s interesting, however, is the degree to which certain regions have what we’ll call “outlier fears”—or responses that were significantly different from their peers in other areas of the globe. For example, only in Latin American did Millennials feel acutely conscious of not realizing their career goals (49 percent) and in the Middle East, almost half of Millennials (46 percent) worried they would not find a job that matched their personality. In Africa, more Millennials worried they would not get the chances they deserved because of their ethnic background (22 percent)—a finding that differed significantly from the average across other regions (12% North America, 13% Middle East, LATAM 2% and CEE 1%).
Also interesting, Africans simply do not have the same preponderance of worries as their peers in other regions. On the African continent, the most commonly identified fear was getting stuck with no development opportunities, but that answer was chosen by only 28 percent (compared to Central and Eastern Europe, where 50 percent chose it). On the whole, Africans simply chose fewer worries than their peers in other regions.
“WELL, DEPENDS ON A JOB AND SPECIALIZATION I THINK. BUT THERE IS ALWAYS A WAY FOR DEVELOPMENT – IF NOT IN ONE PLACE, DEFINITELY IN ANOTHER.”
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