But also read HBR Debunking The Millennials' Work Ethic "Problem"
“What is work ethic anyway? The definition of work ethic ( which isn't provided in an open-ended question like the ones asked by Pew) is arguably different from generation to generation as the definition of work itself changes.
Several of the traits that the Millennial respondents did list as the most generationally distinctive, such as "technology use" and "smarter," are inextricably tied to how we work. Perhaps there's an existential "It's all work/none of it's work" filter at play here. Perhaps Millennials, many of whom are constantly producing content and who remain connected to work, colleagues and information sources 24/7, simply don't view how they spend their time and passions as actual work.”