Motivating Millennials

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They may seem to have little respect for authority, a poor work ethic, and no interest in “paying their dues”; but things aren’t always as they appear with the next generation. While they may not …

They may seem to have little respect for authority, a poor work ethic, and no interest in “paying their dues”; but things aren’t always as they appear with the next generation. While they may not respond to many traditional motivators, these Millennials are smart, energetic and driven when lead with techniques that work for them, not just what’s worked for previous generations. This program presents emergency service leaders with the tools to leverage the strengths of the Millennial employee for the good of the organization and to integrate Millennials into the existing workforce of Gen Xers and Baby Boomers.

Teaching Formats:
-Lecture
-Case Studies
-Question and Answer

Learning Objectives: Students will learn:
- Generational identities and their effects on the workplace.
- Myths and realities of the Millennial employee as a worker and emergency responder.
- Leadership methods for effective guidance and motivation of the Millennial employee.
- Workplace strategies for integration of a mixed-generation workplace.

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  • NOT LIKE THE OLD DAYS
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  • AliveMedical – Prevent the needTrauma – Control the bleedDeadCAB
  • Culture and Values
  • Would you demand to use a telegraph? Would others understand? Have access to you?
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  • WSJ: The Most Praised Generation!
  • Daughters?Have SEX TRAINING or SEX ED?
  • Mentorship
  • Organizational KnowledgeFirefighting SkillsLeadership Abilities
  • How did you use to navigate? A GPS, Not A Map
  • Not about wanting them not to fail us, need to do this to make sure that we don’t fail them.24 y/o April 16, 2007 Virginia Tech ShootingsCause of Death: Firefighter Wilson died while searching for the residents of a burning home. His fellow firefighters began a search for Wilson after they lost contact with him, but had to withdraw when the structure began to collapse.Additional Information: Firefighter Wilson joined his department in January 2006 and is the first Line of Duty Death that it has suffered.http://firecritic.com/2010/04/27/my-most-influential-fire-report-kyle-wilson-lodd-report/

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  • 1. Born 1946- 1965 Age 67-48 First Teens, TV Born 1966- 1983 Age 47-30 Computers Born 1984- 1997 Age 29-16 Social Media
  • 2. Hear Your Questions Write Your Ideas Get Your Solutions
  • 3. Poor Performance Frustrating Conflict with other generations Can’t get them to join or stay
  • 4. Traditional Task Focused Rank Structured Seniority Centered
  • 5. EXPECTATIONS CONSEQUENCES
  • 6. Fire Svc.Millennial s NEED NEED NEED NEED
  • 7. Attract and retain new recruits. Utilize unique Millennial attributes. Increase collaboration among generations. Retain core values and brotherhood.
  • 8. Adapt to dynamically changing environment. Integrate available resources into operational plan. Know your resources to use them effectively.
  • 9. Advertising Interview Initial Training Probationary Period Firefighter Leader / Mentor Chief
  • 10. TerribleTerrific!
  • 11. • Provide Meaningful Structure
  • 12. 10 Terrible / Terrific / Tension Traits • They Want Growth TerribleTerrific!
  • 13. 10 Top Tips • Show Them The Way.
  • 14. 10 Terrible / Terrific / Tension Traits • They Want To Be Heard TerribleTerrific!
  • 15. 10 Top Tips • Listen
  • 16. TerribleTerrific!
  • 17. 10 Top Tips • Provide Frequent Feedback
  • 18. 10 Terrible / Terrific / Tension Traits • They Multitask & Skim TerribleTerrific!
  • 19. 10 Top Tips • Provide Meaningful Short Term Goals
  • 20. 10 Terrible / Terrific / Tension Traits • They’re Completely Comfortable with Technology & Sharing 24/7 TerribleTerrific!
  • 21. 10 Terrible / Terrific / Tension Traits • They Want To Work CollaborativelyTerribleTerrific!
  • 22. • Emphasize Teamwork / Collaboration 10 Top Tips
  • 23. 10 Terrible / Terrific / Tension Traits • They Want To See The Big Picture TerribleTerrific!
  • 24. 10 Top Tips • Facilitate Transfer – Organizational Knowledge – Emergency Service’s Skills – Leadership Abilities
  • 25. TerribleTerrific!
  • 26. 10 Top Tips • Be The Leader They Can Be Loyal To
  • 27. 10 Terrible / Terrific / Tension Traits • They Have A Life TerribleTerrific!
  • 28. 10 Top Tips • Share A Passion, Not An Organization.
  • 29. Frustration Tradition Seniority Presumption Personalities Bad Employees
  • 30. 10 Top Tips • Show Them The Way.
  • 31. Adapt to dynamically changing environment. Integrate available resources into operational plan. Know your resources to use them effectively.
  • 32. Awesome Promotion Heard Feedback Bored & Skim Technology Collaborative Big Picture Loyal Life Meaningful Structure Plan Listen Guidance Short Term Goals Bridge the Gap Brotherhood Long History Lead Passion
  • 33. Attract and retain new recruits. Utilize unique Millennial attributes. Increase collaboration among generations. Retain core values and brotherhood.