As the baby boomers to hit retirement age, they will be replaced by “Generation Y” or “Millennials,” who number almost 80 million. This talented and diverse group of employees want to learn and grow with their company. Millennials are motivated by having a sense of accomplishment. As this infographic shows, 80% of Millennials prefer on the on the spot recognition and real-time feedback. You can now go online and instantly thank a co-worker with the new way to give kudos. Millennials are tech-savvy social media enthusiasts. You don’t have to friend them on Facebook or follow on Twitter, but at the minimum, connect with them on Linkedin and build out your own professional network of fresh talent.
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