According to the Daily Telegraph 28th August 2013
Up to half of apprentices walk away before graduation, with inter-generational clashes blamed as part of the problem.
Gen Y is the fastest growing segment of the workforce yet a third of employers report less than 45% of apprentices completing their training.
It is becoming a lot more popular that bosses are now signing up for courses to learn how to handle the new generation who dislike old school management style and are demanding independence, respect and meaningful work.
The average tenure for Gen Y is about 12 months.
A spokesperson said “Bosses need to capitalise on the positive Gen Y qualities of optimism, enthusiasm, innovation and creativity”.