Tag: millennials

5 Conversations Your Millennial Employees Are Longing To Have thumbnail

Morgan (a family friend who also happens to be a millennial) was practically screaming in frustration as we began our mentoring session, “Arghhh, Karin, I’m just so frustrated. They want me to do all this crap… none of it seems important, and it’s getting in the way of my real work.” It would have been tempting to just take Morgan’s word for it– that the “crap”

Managing Millennials: What’s Really Different thumbnail

A working student in my evening MBA program approached me to talk about a work situation that was driving her crazy. She gave me the gory behind-the-scenes view: a few apathetic employees were fully taking advantage of a system that had let them get away with ridiculous performance for too long. She was a new supervisor and knew what was right. Apparently her instincts had been reinforced in our class that night