Last updated on February 13, 2021 9:54 am
If you a Baby Boomer, you might realize that Millennial’s are lazy at work. But if you can deep dive and take a look at the Millennial’s, you will figure out that they are interested in getting more out of work. This habit can be found among all the Millennial’s that exist out there. The number of Millennial’s in workforce is increasing along with time. As a result, we will be able to see how they are challenging the traditional methods of working. We can also see how some of the businesses around the country are struggling hard due to the challenging demands of Millennial’s to get more out of work. Here are some of the factors that highlight why and how the Millennial’s are looking forward to get more out of work.
Millennial’s don’t adhere to the traditional rules at workplaces
One of the most common traits that we can see in Millennial’s is that they don’t tend to adhere to traditional rules set at Millennial’s. For example, they don’t want to get themselves restricted to a dress code. They are not willing to accept fines just because they are last for 10 minutes. They don’t want to waste their time on meetings, which are arranged just for the sale of it. All the Millennial’s consider them as outdated rules. Hence, they prefer to stay away from such rules as much as possible. Millennial’s are used to a way of getting things done. No matter what, they will stick to that method. When you analyze the method that Millennial’s follow to get things done, you will notice that they are filled with shortcuts. Hence, you can even call them as shortcut takers. No Millennial is interested in getting things done for the sake of doing it. They are keen to complete work in an efficient way. This is the main reason why the Millennial’s look for the least time consuming method available to get something done. Even as such, they try their best to end up with getting most out of their work and with best possible results.
Millennial’s believe in life, instead of work life balance
Another prominent trait that you can find among Millennial’s is that they believe in life more than work life balance. Millennial’s are still interested in finding time for their hobbies, family members and friends. However, they work with the purpose of finding support to live. In other words, they don’t live for the sake of working. Due to the way how Millennial’s think. Lifestyle Business received a lot of positive attention in the recent past as well. All the Millennial’s are looking forward to mix up their passion along with money they earn. If a Millennial comes across a project in a field where he is passionate about, you can find himself committing to longer hours.
Millennial’s don’t prefer to be a cog in a wheel
We can often see how the Millennial’s are getting bashed as the entitled generation. This happens because the Millennial’s are not looking forward to obtain a life-long career, which can provide assistance to them with settling all the bills. Instead, the Millennial’s are looking forward to engage in a job along with a purpose. They are keen to do something meaningful in their lives as well. If a company wants to get the most out of Millennial’s who are working for it, there is a need to empower all the workers. Along with that, it is important for the company to let the employees know how valuable each and every individual is contributing towards the success of the company.
Millennial prefer to have intangible work benefits Baby Boomers prefer getting tangible work benefits. However, the Millennial’s are complete opposite of it.
Millennial’s are keen to get intangible benefits out of their work. In most of the instances, Millennial’s are working along with internet and technology. Hence, they are provided with all the support needed to locate even minute details about a company. This includes reviews left by former employees as well as current employees. Millennial’s are capable of leveraging technology to find everything about a company before they make a commitment to work. They are not interested in getting another desk job, which offers fixed working hours. They are not interested in annual bonuses and pension plans as well.
The Millennial’s are getting attracted to intangible benefits offered to them by the workplaces, such as lack of micromanagement and a friendly work culture. They appreciate sabbaticals and bureaucracy at the workplace as well. They also prefer to have cool office spaces, which can complement them with getting their work done. Moreover, they appreciate getting wellness benefits and the permission to bring their pets to workplace. These are some of the low cost perks that an employee can get. However, they are interested in getting those perks, instead of a lucrative salary. Millennial’s tend to do their work on the go Millennial’s are used to make calls. Answer emails and solve problems while they are on the go.
This is one of the key reasons available to justify why they don’t want to stick to the traditional work hours.They want to get more out of work through their flexible schedules. They don’t understand the logic behind spending 8 hours a day in front of a desk, while they are still capable of getting all the work done as they enjoy a coffee in a nearby coffee shop. In other words, they don’t understand the logic of being present physically at all. They don’t consider it as a foundation for a successful career. They are willing to work even during the late hours, as long as they experience flexibility.
As you can see, Millennial’s act and behave differently from Baby Boomers. Plenty of reasons are
available to showcase why they want to get more out of work. We can see them dominating workforce
in the future and we will be able to see them transforming work culture as well.