- Have an entrepreneurial spirit. If you want to keep them from moving on, give them more challenging work to do.
- Want a boss who is a coach, and want to feel supported and valued by leadership.
- Prefer frequent check-ins to a formal annual review process.
- Value flexibility in job structure and measure success via output rather then time spent on a task.
What this all adds up to is that Millennials value a workplace that is collaborative and inclusive. Let’s hope that as more and more of them move into leadership positions, they will continue to hold these values and to implement them!
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