Are Millennials Different? Lazy, Entitled, Cant communicate, Job hoppers, Not Loyal, Poor work ethic.
But Are they actually any different Different Than Other Generations? Derek Irvine writes in Millennials aren’t Entitled They’re Just Misunderstood. Tired of hearing the myths about Millennials in the workplace (entitled, need constant praise and reassurance, difficult to manage)?
Harvard Business Review:
Millennials are entitled, disloyal, and lazy. And they expect things to come easily to them.
These are common beliefs that many managers hold.
Harvard Business Review says. it turns out, aren’t nearly as entitled as we make them out to be.
In fact, “most are ambitious, and look to make a big impact in their careers right from the start. ”
But managers can sometimes misconstrue this as entitlement.
23% of all millionaires are Millennials
bout 5m millionaires
Gen X only 4 million
EVERY generation when they were young and new in the workplace.
Boomer managers said that about me as a young Gen X employee.
How HARD WERE YOU TO MANAGE AT 25
Millennial employees have never lived a day without technology
It is up to managers to KEEP up not misunderstood young people.
This isn’t generational behavior, it’s stage of life behavior
They aren’t different
They need leadership
They need inspiration
All NEW employees will seek recognition and feedback.