As a new generation increasingly becomes part of the workforce, a few stereotypes need to be reexamined. Employers and HR professionals might think they have the younger generation figured out, but as time goes on, the evidence suggests this group of workers has been misunderstood.
Yes, millennials are wired, plugged-in, and addicted to screens — but they’re also dedicated team players who consider networks and collaboration as essential as the air they breathe.
Putting the right structures in place
To avoid cultural clashes and attract millennials, the report said employers should put a premium on work structures that emphasize coaching, performance metrics, collaboration, and opportunities for recognition and advancement.