By R.E. Blake Evans

That expected boom of boomers' kids is here. At more than 80 million, the kids of the post-war generation are now entering the workforce whether out of college or while studying. Born between 1977 and 1997, the echo boomers may be "the most productive 20-somethings on the planet" despite recent layoffs according to Toni Horst, a trend watcher at