5 Facts HR Needs to Understand About Working with Millennials – Pt. 2










Are you tired of hearing from other HR professionals, business owners and others about working with millennials yet? We hope not, because this army of young workers and associates will make up 50 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2030… that’s only 16 years away!

Just for clarification, the millennial generation was born anytime from the early ’80s through the mid-’90s. Because this was a boom time for work and personal technology, you can expect that these young professionals are used to working in a digital and techie like environment. The old office ways and norms simply won’t work as well with this generation as others in the past.

But there’s lots more to this group, and human resources and benefits pros who really understand millennials will have a better advantage in recruiting these workers.


Here are 5 facts about working with millennials and takeaways for human resources professionals — that are valuable to every organization with goals toward increasing growth:

1.) Almost three-quarters of millennials are willing to share personal information to get better service.
You’ll lose ’em with poor service so make sure your organization is service focused

2.) The average millennial sends 20 texts daily.
Consider mobile technology for HR and benefits communication within your organization.

3.) Co-creating with colleagues appeals to 40 percent of millennials.
They don’t want to work alone all the time, make sure you put them in group or social work environments.

4.) A third of millennials want questions answered in real time.
A frequently updated intranet, searchable databases, and social technology can provide intel without delay.

5.) About 60 percent find work meetings to be less than efficient.
Traditional meetings are killing their productivity, use Facetime, Zoom and other ways of communicating.

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