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For Best Results Use Technology to Train Your Millennial Workforce

Companies around the world are finally feeling the impact of Millennials joining the workforce — and most business leaders don’t know how to get the best out of them. According to a recent study by Bentley University, 68% of corporate recruiters say that it’s difficult for their organization to manage Millennials, and Gen Y’s preparedness […]

Companies around the world are finally feeling the impact of Millennials joining the workforce — and most business leaders don’t know how to get the best out of them.

According to a recent study by Bentley University, 68% of corporate recruiters say that it’s difficult for their organization to manage Millennials, and Gen Y’s preparedness seems to be a big reason why. The study found that 61% of business leaders give colleges and universities a “C” or lower on preparing recent college grads for their first jobs. In fact, 41% even gave their own hires a “C” or lower.

Whether Millennials go into the restaurant and hospitality industries, or desk jobs in finance and marketing, they will certainly require workplace training and development. But to make training effective, companies must teach to the habits, preferences and values of Millennials.

Millennials are not mobile-enabled but mobile-dependent. Born and bred on digital technology, light on company loyalty and more committed to work/life balance and personal development than a big salary, Millennials bring a puzzling set of traits. For businesses, technology powered training will be the key to engaging Millennials and producing good results. Here’s how to do it…

Read the full article on ExpertBeacon.com.

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