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Lazy. Selfish. Financially Flighty. 5 Millennial Myths Busted

June 16, 2017

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We’ve all heard so many myths about millennials. And, of course, they’re mostly super negative.  If you’re a regular reader of my blog (thank you!), have heard one of my presentations or have watched my TEDx talk, you know I spend a lot of time trying to dispel millennial myths, especially among different generations at […]

What Millennials Want At Work — and Why It Matters

May 13, 2016

We’ve all heard and read the millennial-bashing. Millennial employees want free food; they want unlimited vacation; they want to run the company two days after they arrive; they want to be coddled and given a trophy. If you’ve read my blog before, you know that I’m definitely not in the millennial-bashing camp. Why am I […]

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What Millennials Want At Work — and Why It Matters

Busting More Myths About Millennial Employees

March 20, 2015

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As a group, millennial employees are still plagued by stereotypes and misconceptions. Like any generation, millennials have their own quirks about what they’re looking for from work. But creating a millennial-friendly workplace  — through mentoring, flexibility and strong company values — pays off for everyone. This week I’ve been reading about how millennials aren’t so […]

Busting More Myths About Millennial Employees

IBM Study Looks at Myths About Millennials in the Workplace

February 27, 2015

IBM recently released a surprising report about millennials, and their findings suggest that Millennials are not, in fact, self-centered snowflakes who can’t take criticism. The study, “Myths, exaggerations and uncomfortable truths: The real story behind Millennials in the workplace,” emphasizes the importance of creating a multi-generational workplace and outlines how millennials have many of the […]

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IBM study looks at myths about millennials in the workplace

Don’t Buy Into These Millennial Myths

August 15, 2014

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As I said in the Tomorrow@Work report for the Hartford’s Trends Forecast, this is the year Millennials will finally be taken seriously as leaders, and we’ll end the Millennial-bashing once and for all. The media is turning a corner from portraying Millennials as “entitled,” “coddled” and “addicted to their smartphones” and realizing they represent the […]

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