Millennials — born between 1981 and 1996­ —have different priorities in the workplace than their predecessors.While money is desirable and a driving factor, having a lifeoutside of work, freedom to work flexible hours, and an environmentthat fosters teamwork is equally important.

Work/life balance, particularly working remote and with a flexible work week,rates high when choosing and staying with a career, as does theability to remain connected whether on-the-road, working from home,or in the office. And catering to these different demands will beparamount for companies who want to hire and retain millennialtalent, which will soon be the dominant generation in theworkforce.

According to Ernst & Young’s Global Generations Researchsurvey of nearly 10,000 full-time employees across generations ineight countries including the US, millennials are more likely totake a pay decrease, move, or pass on a promotion to managework/life demands better.

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