January 2017 - CounterMentors

Monthly Archives: January 2017

CM 118: “3 Things Millennials Hate About Managers”

Your old-school, micro-management approach scares off all the talented young employees. There are three habits in particular that Millennials hate about managers. Despite the stereotype that all Millennials have grown up coddled with a shelf full of participation trophies, they really just need a little bit of feedback and face time.

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CM117: “You Want a Raise Already?”

We’ve always believed that raises and promotions are a reward for a job well done. You’ve got to earn your keep and demonstrate your value before coming to the boss with your hand out, right? Apparently not. In contrast with Boomers (and every other generation preceding them), Millennials tend to want a raise, or a promotion, or perks like their own offices as a right of employment! They are more like rights they deserve rather than rewards that are earned. Not surprisingly, that doesn’t always sit well with Boomers, who see themselves as having worked their way to the top.

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