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The Trophy Kids Grow Up: How the Millennial Generation is Shaking Up the Workplace by Ron Alsop

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7.2. MOVING AT THEIR OWN SPEED

In many ways, the multitasking millennial generation is extremely well prepared to move from college into the 21stcentury workplace. At first, companies may find their need for a constant swirl of activity and for multisensory, rapid-fire communication jarring. But millennials will help satisfy the workplace's growing demand for technological prowess.

They will clearly be of great value to their employers with their knowledge of computer software applications, their global connections via the Internet, and their desire to work on multiple projects at once. Corporate recruiters say that these new hires should be so well versed, for example, in software tools for financial analysis and business modeling that they ...

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