Millennials want feedback relative to their performance in their role – and they want it now. In fact, we've validated that the performance of all types of employees is most positively impacted by immediate feedback recognition soon after that performance occurs. If we've heard it once, we've heard it a thousand times: “This younger generation doesn't want to work.” Buy maybe, just maybe, they actually do. This mysterious Millennial generation (to people older than them) is n pace to be the most educated generation to date. So, why all the fuss? Could it be, as leaders and managers of this aspirational generation, we are coming up short? The data would suggest the answer is a resounding “yes.”
Here are a few tips that would go a long way in becoming more effective working with and managing the Millennial workforce.