The 3 Surprising Things That Matter Most to Millennials at Work
Being a young twentysomething can be scary. College is over and the big bad workforce awaits. As daunting as the task may seem, now is actually a great time to break into the professional world. With startups ruling the marketplace, the realm of business is more millennial-friendly than ever before. In fact, by the year 2025 millennials will make up almost 75% of the global workforce. So, to help better understand this shift in dynamic, Bentley University’s PreparedU Project conducted a survey to uncover what exactly it is this demographic wants from employers — and their answers might surprise you.
1. They want to talk in person. While millennials are notorious for being buried in their phones and computers, it seems their habits tend to shift while on the job. Bentley revealed that 51% of the people they surveyed prefer to communicate with colleagues in person. 19% are partial to email and 14% like texting.