At the recent AESC Conference in Zurich a hot topic of discussion was next generation executive talent, and how important it is for an organisation to create an all-inclusive, all-encompassing corporate culture now if they are to attract and retain the next generation of executive talent.
However enriching an organisation's talent pool with younger leaders of the future brings about it's own considerations and challenges. This article from Forbes spells out nine guidelines to help an organisation to adapt their policies to the particular traits of the millennial generation.
By 2025 millennials (the generation born between 1980 and 2000) will make up 75% of the world’s working population. While it is important not to generalize too much, millennials as a whole do possess characteristics and motivations that differ significantly from earlier generations in regards to the workplace. To get the best from their millennial employees, managers must understand this and adapt their management style accordingly.