by Ethan Martin
Millennials, a generation scorned by some and celebrated by others. Regardless of how you feel about millennials, business statistics tell us that in the next 10 years 75% of the global workforce will be made up of this generation.
I know some of you probably just shuttered in your seat, but I have great news! Millennials aren’t lazy or spoiled, but simply misunderstood. This is a generation that defies contemporary logic about what motivates workers, not one without ambition or passion.
For decades money has been the driving force for many workers; Employees sought raises, promotions, and titles. However, Millennials think differently than their older counterparts. I’m not saying they will work for free, but they typically value something above money…PURPOSE. It is a sense of mission that drives millennials to show up on time, stay late, and put in the hours to get the job done. This generation wants to be a part of something meaningful....