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Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
Nelson hr florida millennials
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Class of 2011: What the …

Class of 2011: What the
Millennials Want From You

Bob Nelson, PhD

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  • 1. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson Class of 2011: What the  Millennials Want From You HR Florida SHRM presents with Bob Nelson, PhD Meet Bob Nelson, PhD  President, Nelson Motivation Inc.  Co-Founder, Recognition Professionals International  New York Times / Wall St. Journal Best-selling Author Dr. Bob! D B b! 1
  • 2. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson  Motivating the Millennials  The Millennials are Coming  Profile of the Millennials  Key Influences & Events  Millennial Work Attributes  Motivating the Millennials  Questions & Answers The Millennials Are Coming Generation Age % Workforce Traditionalists (67+) 4 Baby Boomers (47 - 66) 37 Generation X (27 - 46) 44 Millennials (18 - 26) 14 50 MM Gen Xers 44 MM Millennials are here; 70 MM Boomers retiring can’t replace them 46 MM more are coming “ 76% of younger workers plan to find a new job as the economy improves improves. ” — Harvard Business Review Fall issue, 2010 2
  • 3. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson Do You Know Me? MILLENNIAL MAN D.O.B. 1980-2000 Height As far as I think I can go Weight I matter and what I do matters Address Upscale, and wanting to move up Education The best in history Tools All the latest high-tech Connection Instant, variety of modes Other Optimistic, socially responsible 3
  • 4. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson The Millennials Speak The Millennials Speak Key Influences PARENTS  Loving, Sheltering  Helicoptering, Clinging  P Pressure to Learn, Succeed t L S d  No Limits, No Boundaries  Close Relationships (90%)  Congruent Values 4
  • 5. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson TECHNOLOGY  iAnything  Texting, IM  Facebook 75% have a profile on Facebook 44% read blogs 76% use instant messaging 5
  • 6. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson PEERS  Active in Teams Throughout Childhood  Constant Contact Via Cell Phone and IM  Peer Influence and Pressure Cultural Influences 6
  • 7. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson Events Shaping the Millennials 1991 1991 1999 1999 1999 - 2000 9/11/01 2008 2011  Millennial Work Attributes On Expectations 7
  • 8. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson On Expectations On Working Hours On Working Hours 8
  • 9. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson On Authority On Authority Millennial Work Attributes Upsides  Techno wizards  Quick Learners  Resourceful  Hardworking, high achieving Downsides  Inflated opinion of themselves  Overconfident, especially given limited experience  Need instant and ongoing feedback  Need to be challenged 9
  • 10. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson  What Millennials Want in a Job  What Millennials Want in a Job  Career Advancement Opportunities (55%)  Salary (52%)  Interesting & Challenging Work (42%)  Benefits (30%)  Training/Mentorship (27%) I Love Rewards Class of 2001 Survey  How to Motivate Millennials  Work Direction  Personal Development  Social Interaction  Feedback  Meaningful Rewards 10
  • 11. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson Work Direction  Keep them engaged  Give general structure to work within, but allow their imprint  Ask for and use their ideas Personal Development  Think long-term; connect them t the future th to th f t  Be a mentor & a coach  Provide opportunities to learn and grow Social Interactions  Allow team work assignments  Provide socializing opportunities 11
  • 12. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson Feedback  Provide frequent feedback based on their performance.  Provide context for how their contributions relate to the team, organization, customer and society.  Be transparent and authentic. Use a proven online rewards and recognition platform 12
  • 13. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson Use a proven online rewards and recognition platform Meaningful Rewards Creative Varied Personalized  How to Motivate Millennials  Keep Them Challenged  Personally Coach  Create Social Interactions  Frequent Feedback  Meaningful Rewards 13
  • 14. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson Questions? Bob Nelson, Ph.D. bobrewards@aol.com 1 (800) 575-5521 www.nelson-motivation.com  Speaking & Consulting Services  Resources, Articles & Assessments  Best Product & Bulk Book Discounts  Free Tip-of-the-Week Registration 14
  • 15. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson Conference Special: 2 books for $15! www.nelson‐motivation.com or call 1‐800‐575‐5521 Conference Special: 2 books for $15! + Visit: www.ubuntuthebook.com or call 1‐800‐575‐5521 “ We are hard working and utilize tools to get  the job done. But we dont want to work  more than 40 hours a week, and we want to  wear clothes that are comfortable. We want  to be able to spice up the dull workday by  to be able to spice up the dull workday by listening to our iPods. If corporate America  ” doesnt like that, too bad. — Olivia A teenage blogger 15
  • 16. HR Florida Conference Class of 2011: What the Millennials WantAugust 29, 2011 Dr. Bob Nelson “ I hope Olivia and her generation are at least  somewhat successful in bringing about a better  working environment. The workday is dull, most  people do work too many hours, and suits and  ” ties really aren t very comfortable.  ties really arent very comfortable — Tom Davenport HBR Blog Network Thank You! 16

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