Question of the Month: How Do You Think Millennial Employees Need to be Managed?

The Millennial generation – those born roughly between 1980 and the late-1990s – is 80 million strong, outnumbering even the Baby Boomers. And they’re taking over the workforce. For the most part, Millennial employees have been working side-by-side with the other generations for a while now and have shown that they can be a valuable asset to their companies. However, as many business leaders from older generations will tell you, managing the Millennials is a whole new ballgame.

From flexible scheduling to multi-tasking to tech-savvy strategies, Millennial employees are a much different generation than those that came before them, which means they also may require a different approach to managing them. So, we want to know:

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3 Responses to Question of the Month: How Do You Think Millennial Employees Need to be Managed?

  1. Bill Rainey September 17, 2013 at 11:12 am #

    they have less respect for authority or position. They have less care for loyalty and less work ethic to get ahead.

    • Kathryn W Cormier September 17, 2013 at 4:42 pm #

      I agree with you. I do think that we have to embrace their tech savvy. In my work, having them work at their own schedules would not work. They have alot to learn about respect for authority. They have to learn that they do not use their electronic devices for their good…only on breaks which shows respect for their employers.

      They will learn one day that they need to have verbal communications..but I may be wrong!

      • Kathryn W Cormier September 17, 2013 at 4:44 pm #

        What do you mean about moderation?

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