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?
Keeping employees engaged is an on-going challenge employers struggle with. Looking for ways to engage millennial employees is an even bigger challenge. Millennials are fluent in digital media and are as committed to company goals as the rest of their coworkers, which is a trait employers should recognize. The infographic below from Peoplefluent outlines a few ways companies can engage millennials.
Millennials have become a major part of the workforce, but not all managers are equipped with the right tools to successfully lead this generation. ANCILE Solutions is a software company that helps businesses increase productivity and overall efficiency. CEO Frank Lonergan has seen firsthand how many managers and companies have struggled with millennial hires and overall employee engagement. Lonergan, the 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Maryland award winner, shares his insights with us in the interview below.
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