We know that having multiple generations in the workplace presents a few, should we say…challenges. The youngest generation, The Millennial cohort, is known for pushing the edge of progress and at times being a bit abrasive in the process. While that can be a challenge to the status quo, it may be a good thing. Check out this piece from Rypple with new research and insights on the topic:
Millennials’ High Demands May Improve Corporate Culture
We’ve all heard (or experienced) the pesky stereotypes about Millennials — that they’re entitled, demanding, and impatient. Recent studies have shown that some of these characterizations are, in fact, true.
But all this entitlement and these high demands may not be a bad thing. They may even be instrumental in improving your organization’s corporate culture.
According to a recent Wall Street Journal study, 23% of college grads would turn down a job that didn’t let them make or take personal calls, and 20% would turn down a job that banned them from checking personal email. In addition, only 3% of Millennials surveyed say they plan to stay at their job for more than five years, and 91% said they’d leave their job if they were unhappy.