Ever since we stopped obsessing about the Generation X individuals (born 1965-1980), we have seen an uptick of writing and energy having to do with Millennials (born after 1980).
At this point, we have an approximately equal number of Boomers, Gen X, and Millennial workers in the U.S. workforce. As a supervisor, you need to keep the built-in communication and style issues from causing problems within your group.
In my leadership classes, I hear a common lament, especially from supervisors, that it is so much more difficult to reach Millennials and to keep them on board than was experienced with the Gen X workers.
I am sure the phenomenon is true, and have some suggestions in this article that may provide some assistance.
Tips for Supervisors
Beware of stereotypical generalities
We often read that Millennials are lazy or less loyal than previous work groups. There may be some truth to…
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