Millennials, who are born between the 1980s and 2000s, have much to contribute in the workplace. We take a look at a number of tips to motivate this fraction of the workforce.
1. Provide focus and structure
Organising days and weeks in advance is a necessity for a successful leader’s routine. However, millennials don’t tend to embrace this thought straight away. They enjoy flexible working and being spontaneous.
Try offering them the flexibility they want, while providing structure and healthy boundaries. Routines can be implemented and a monthly meeting with a clear agenda will enable millennials to get organised and achieve long-term goals.
2. Create opportunities for growth
Millennials want to make a real contribution to the business, not just sit at their desk and go through the motions. They often want to express their identity through their work. To harness this enthusiasm, assign them to meaningful projects where they can have...