Giving feedback to Millennials

My friend Ryan Jenkins posted a great YouTube video on the best way to give feedback to a Millennial. Many Boomer managers and GenX managers have struggled with this. Even Millennial managers may have a problem in giving feedback. We have done them a disservice by rewarding them for everything, and as you will hear …

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A House divided on Generational differences

If you want to find out about generational differences ask someone, they will have an opinion to share. Are Millennials more self-absorbed than previous generations? Are Millennials more concerned about society? Are Millennials more concerned about entitlement? Perhaps so, but I think the fault for these difference lie not with the Millennials but with their …

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Scary and Frightening: The #ELBC Carnival for October

Sometimes errors are made and you misread things. Actually you read things too fast and come to the wrong conclusion. Well that happened to me. I concluded that the #ELBC Employment Law Blog Carnival was to be published much earlier than it was supposed to be. I published it on the date that was the …

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Millennials may not be the radicals you think

A recent LinkedIn survey showed that Millennials may not be the radical employees that everyone keeps talking about. Here are some of the findings. Despite the image we have of the under 30 crowd Millennials may be better dressed than their predecessors in Gen X. Eleven percent wear suits or “career” clothing compared to just …

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Future Friday: Demographic Alert or “No Sh*t Sherlock”

This post is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but a recent headline in Forbes announced “LIKE IT OR NOT, MILLENNIALS ARE OFFICIALLY THE FUTURE OF WORK.” My first response was “duh.”  In reality what the article was announcing was that Millennials are the PRESENT of the workforce. They have officially taken over as they largest segment in …

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