CM 118: "3 Things Millennials Hate About Managers" - CounterMentors

CM118: “3 Things Millennials Hate About Managers”

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So you’re trying to figure out how to manage Millennial workers? Guess what, it’s not working out very well. 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. Is that too much too ask?  Companies need a new approach to managing Millennials that will unleash their potential.

Join Kelly and Robby as they reveal what Millennials hate about managers, and offer a better way to communicate and collaborate. Hint: Millennials may need to make an adjustment or two to make this all work out (!).

Show Notes:

“The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.”
Theodore Roosevelt

  1. How Millennials Should Deal with Baby Boomers at Work
  2. Managers: Millennials Want Feedback, but Won’t Ask for It
  3. Gen Xer to Gen Xer: Stop Micromanaging Millennials
  4. What Irritates the Hell Out of Millennials in the Workplace
  5. What Millennials Hate and Love Most About Their Jobs