Millennial meditating Changing how things have been done in the past can feel scary at first, but what your millennial employees are asking for is actually good news for all of us and good for the business. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Millennials will soon make up half of the global workforce, yet the latest Gallup study shows only 29 percent of them are engaged at work, the lowest of any generation. That means half of your workforce is only feeling engaged with your company one third of the time. And that means you are at significant risk of losing your top talent. OpenTable CEO Christa Quarles summed it up well during one of our recent talks, "Your employees are no longer conscripted soldiers — they're volunteers."

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