In today’s edition of Millennial Monday, I’m sharing my take on stats and stories tackling a core question: Where are the jobs? [Read more…]
A recent article from the Harvard Business Review brings to light a subject that has been debated among employees, employers and HR experts for years now — just how different are millennials and do we need a different management style? HBR’s Amy Gallo did some investigating into the most common statements made about millennials and if there is actually any truth there. She gathered information from management experts and studies that generally say that millennials aren’t that different after all.
Marissa Brassfield (founder and CEO of Ridiculously Efficient Inc.) and I broke the HBR article into pieces and offered our take on the whole millennial conversation, as millennials ourselves. See our responses to the comments below.
The workforce is quickly changing, but not all leaders have been keeping up. Many teams are made up of different generations, causing a gap in how they communicate, learn and produce work. The key is to ensure that all employees are engaged and that the workplace is one which fosters communication, creativity and is open to different styles of thinking.
Given the reputation of having a poor work ethic and being hard to manage, millennials are set to make up the largest workforce in history. So how do we capitalize on this group of people?