Millennials [Infographic]


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Now that Millennials are finishing their education and entering into the workforce, more than 50% of business decision makers feel they are not ready. Millennials are said to be innovative, creative and more passionate than ever, yet, leaders believe they need to learn how to adapt to different work styles. In this infographic, you will learn what business leaders and educators can do to better prepare their students for real world experience.

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Millennials [Infographic]

  1. 1. The Workforce of the Future Some business decision makers believe that millennials, who are soon to be the largest workforce of the future, lack a strong work ethic and require too much flexibility in the workplace. 63% percent of business decision makers and 68% of corporate recruiters say that it’s difficult to manage millennials. “PREPAREDNESS” The definition of “preparedness” in today’s working world is different than it was for Baby Boomer or Gen Xers. Being prepared for work, or possessing a range of professional skills that allows one to succeed in their first job, while also laying the foundation for lifelong success, speaks to using both sides of the brain, combining critical thinking with creativity and collaboration, to effectively meet the needs of the workplace. Preparedness in today’s context also requires strong communication skills and digital literacy, as well as an understanding of how to work with previous generations. MANY BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS BELIEVE THAT RECENT COLLEGE GRADUATES ARE NOT ADEQUATELY PREPARED TO SUCCEED IN THE WORKPLACE. of non-millennials agree that recent graduates offer unique skills that add value to the workplace. Passionate Innovative Collaborative Contrary to popular belief, they do possess a strong work ethic, albeit one that is defined differently. Millennials care very much about the end goal, but less about the path they take to get there, and they dislike the red tape to which businesses often adhere. Ultimately, our economic, social, and cultural future lies in the hands of the millennial generation. We must work together to unleash their full potential to ensure we remain a competitive, innovative, and vibrant society. EDUCATORS BUSINESS LEADERS - Need to embrace the talent of the millennial generation - Give frequent feedback - Teach Millennials how to express themselves - Need to reassess their Curriculum - Fully integrate professional skill-building - Provide hands-on training Together, they can find a way to ensure they are delivering a return on investment to graduates, all the while improving businesses and strengthening the economy. higher education and businesses collaborate to better meet the needs of today’s workforce. SYNECORE This infographic brought to you by Follow us on Twitter @SyneCoreTech Read our Blog at Seventy-four percent of non-millennials believe that businesses must partner with colleges and universities to provide curriculums that properly prepare students for today’s workforce.