The middle child is often a better leader in a modern office filled with Millennials. They want success like everyone else, but they are willing to work with those around them (that is, those who were once their younger and older siblings). Middle children understand team dynamics, and Millennials care most about the team above all else.
Ian Abston challenges the status quo on Millennials as they reach full adult hood (30yrs old ?) in the United States. Explains why most Millennial experts are not experts, and why our misconceptions about Millennial will stunned by their true potential.
During his presidential campaign, President Donald Trump promised to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States. In his first few weeks as President-Elect, he claimed to be instrumental in keeping a Carrier plant stateside.
But is it really practical to assume that manufacturing jobs are going to make a comeback? It doesn’t matter who’s president. The research indicates those jobs aren’t coming back.
The analysis being released Friday gives concrete details about a troubling generational divide that helps to explain much of the anxiety that defined the 2016 election. Millennials have half the net worth of boomers. Their home ownership rate is lower, while their student debt is drastically higher.
I make my living from consulting, writing, and speaking about the multi-generation workforce. And even though they’ve now been in the workforce for 20 years, I’m still asked daily what I think about millennials.
What’s behind this obsession with the millennials? It’s simple. We haven't liked their attitude toward work, and we want to fix it.
Guess what? It’s time for managers (and parents) to get over it. It’s time for consultants and the media to stop playing into the millennial hype and leveraging it for personal gain. And here’s why: