How Millennials Changed The Workplace

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How Millennials have changed the workplace
Millennials: An overview
Before analyzing the new changes that Millennials have generated at the workplace, this discussion will take a closer look at the term Millennials also known as the generation Y or Echo Boomers. Millennial is a term usually used to name the people that were born between the 1980s and the 2000, and it is estimated that there are almost more than 90 million of Millennials only in the United States of America. Millennials were born in an age where the technology has progressed ineffable and they have been the main operators in the world of work. Sometimes they are described as a special generation that has begun to emerge as one of the greatest generation ready to build a better
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However, they are also stereotyped as lazy and selfish people. Technology and liberalism have helped this generation to generate the new changes at the workplaces. This generation has made that the work environment changed and adapted to their necessities. Millennials want to feel like they are working with friends, they want their boss to be a kind of therapist and not only a grumpy person that gives orders. According to a study made by PWC called Millennials at Work, Reshaping the Workplace, Millennials tend to be uncomfortable with rigid corporate structures and turned off by information silos. They expect rapid progression, a varied and interesting career and constant feedback. In other words, Millennials want a management style and corporate culture that is markedly different from anything that has gone before; a millennial-friendly environment may be fully digital, but it also needs to be comfortable and creative. Millennials expect to work hard, but they don?t want to sit in a cubicle all day. They will be loyal to organizations that offer an engaging, comfortable, and stimulating atmosphere that creatively blends work and life (Millennials at Work, Reshaping the Workplace). Millennials is a generation more liberal and more demanding that other generations. Nowadays, they will not support being slaves to companies or a boss that…show more content…
To illustrate, at the time of working they can make a videoconference to do business via the Internet or communicate with partners that are in the other side of the world in seconds. Having the possibility to have smartphone allow them to work from any part of the world. If you give them instruments as a computer to do their job, they will be more effective than any other generation. Tools as Computers, smartphones and tables have facilitated the work for Millennials and the use of these instruments at work have created thousands of controversial comments from workers of other generations at the moment of comparing the effective at work of Millennials with other generations. The Gutenberg Era has evolved in the Google Era. During the Gutenberg era, paper trails and books dominated the work landscape. Today?s graduate and workers have grown up in a Google Era, where searches on screens and pixels are the norm
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