Vlog: When Did You Start Working?
When did you start working? Lots of Boomers and Gen Xers are wondering, “Why do Millennials seem so clueless about starting work?”
Do Millennials experience starting work in the workforce the same way as those before them? In this vlog, Leah Brown, Crescendo’s Talent Retention Strategist, shares some of the factors that have drastically changed how Millennials are introduced to the workforce as opposed to how older generations first started working.
In many ways, Millennials aren’t able to gain the early work experience that Boomers and Gen Xers developed in their teenage years. Could this be one of the reasons Millennials seem out of touch with business expectations even at 22, 23, etc.? Absolutely!
Let’s encourage those who have had the advantage of early employment to reach out to their team members who didn’t get the same chance. There’s a huge opportunity for mentors to reach out and help younger staff learn the ropes!