Generational Differences Training: Millennials At Work
Millennials at work (and now Gen Z employees), are a natural part of today’s workplace.
Corporate trainer and CTI-educated executive coach Bruce Mayhew delivers Multigenerational Workforce training in throughout Canada and the USA. We are in the remarkable people business... we offer solutions, not 'canned' services.
How can you inspire employees and increase employee loyalty? How do you lead a multigenerational workforce where up of 40% are Millennials? Our interactive half-day workshop provides the tools participants need to strengthen their emotional intelligence and to effectively hire, motivate and retain employees from all generations... especially Millennials At Work.
By 2020 Millennials at work will account for half the workforce. Generational differences training teaches Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials in the workplace how to work with - and for each other.
Generational Differences Training (half-day training)
Boomers, Gen X, Millennials and now Gen Z in the workplace training helps participants:
- Understand Millennials in the workplace
- Understand the generational similarities, generational differences and work ethics of Boomers, Gen X and now Gen Z
- Motivate and mentor an intergenerational staff to peak performance
- Use non-monetary, highly effective rewards
- Know what leadership styles work best
- Confidently and effectively manage people from generations older - or younger than you
- Improve office collaboration, creativity and innovation by embracing generational diversity in the workplace
- Work with employees from different cultural backgrounds (BONUS)
- Improve job satisfaction, employee engagement & reduce workplace turnover
The ‘Millennials in the Workplace’ survey we produced at Bruce Mayhew Consulting identifies 65.38% of our Millennial participants would prefer to stay with one company for at least 5 years. Unfortunately, 50% expect to change jobs in the next 2 years or less. Why? Mostly because their leaders don't offer advancement options.
Who Should Attend Millennials In The Workplace Training?
All business professionals who work with individuals from different generations and/or cultures. Professionals who lead a multigenerational workforce want to be more confident hiring, motivating and retaining employees... especially Millennials At Work.
Generational differences training which now includes working with Generation Z employees (also known as iGeneration, Centennials or Post-Millennials), prepares employees and leaders to manage diversity in the workplace. Bruce Mayhew Consulting gets immediate results because we use stories to turn information into actionable skills and benefits.
Learn more about generational differences and how you and your organization can benefit from understanding the needs and the work ethics of Millennials, Boomers, Gen X and Gen Z. Call us at 416.617.0462.
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Sample Survey Findings
65.38% of Millennial participants want to be loyal to a company for at least 5 years.
50% expect to quit within the next 2 years.
Let us help you improve employee loyalty.
Generational Differences Training Tips
Training Tip #1
We work in an multigenrational world. With four generations in the workplace a leadership style that inspires, motivates and mentors has never been more important. Intergenerational leadership includes everyone and cares for everyone. Great leaders create great teams - and this results in happy employees and happier customers.
Training Tip #2
Millennials want clear instructions about what their leaders want – but they want to complete the task their own way... and as long as it stays on time and on budget and follows the organizational values - why not? The key to managing and retaining Millennials in the workplace is to make their work relevant and important. When they are engaged and feel their contribution makes a difference, they will be loyal and work hard.
Training Tip #3
It's no longer possible to keep doing what we have been doing in the past and expect other people and especially other generations to be motivated by the same things we are. For example, Baby Boomers are traditionally motivated by money and recognize status and hierarchy. Millennials want work/life balance, opportunity to better themselves and they want to know they are doing meaningful work. The best way to know who to motivate and reward your employees is not to look inward - but to ask each person... "What is important to you?"
The exact years of a Millennial changes depending on what country they are from and some cultural differences, however generally, Millennials (Generation Y) are born between 1978 - 2000.
A high-level Millennials definition should begin with their familiar reputation for being lazy which isn’t as valid as most believe. What they do want is interesting work and to know they are making a difference. Millennials have been told by their parents that they can do anything and that everyone has a valid opinion. So, if you are a Boomer or Gen X parent and employer, you now know why Millennials in the workplace are not shy and expect their opinions to be heard.
There is much more that goes into the Millennials definition and knowing how to manage, motivate and retain them. Please contact us to learn more about the generational differences of Millennials, Gen X and Boomers and how to create work/life balance and productivity; we can help.
Generation Names And Years
As stated above within the Millennials Definition, the exact years change depending on what country you are considering and some cultural differences.
- Traditional Generation (Silent Generation): Born between 1922 - 1945
- Baby Boomers: Born between 1946 - 1964
- Generation X: Born between 1965 - 1977
- Millennials (Generation Y): Born between 1978 - 2000
- Gen Z: Born between 2001 -
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