2.3. MANAGING EXPECTATIONS

Even if the millennial generation's expectations are exasperating, companies certainly have a vested interest in trying to increase their retention rate and slow down the millennial mobility rate. They not only will need this generation to fill positions left vacant by retiring baby boomers but also can benefit from this generation's best and brightest, who possess significant strengths in teamwork, technology skills, social networking, and multitasking. Millennials were bred for achievement by success-driven parents, and most will work hard as long as the task at hand is engaging and promises a tangible payoff.

"We all want to feel valued and get rewarded in the workplace; the millennials are just more vocal about ...

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