Discover proven solutions to challenges of attracting and retaining Millennials in leadership positions. This is critically important to all successful women leaders because less than 10% of Millennials say they are interested in management careers. Even those who are interested in management are difficult to retain in leadership positions. Use this article to redesign work structure, career options and benefits programs, develop Millennial loyalty, resolve generational conflicts and stereotypes, understand the Millennial mindset and appeal to Millennial Core Career Requirements.
Women’s Leadership Coaching should include “How to Coach and Lead Millenials at Work” and “How to Prepare Millennials for Future Leadership Positions”.
Managers and other leaders often complain that Millennials, now the largest group of U.S. employees, are “difficult to coach, lazy, entitled, unmotivated and disloyal.” Women leaders worry because “Millennials can be attracted but it’s challenging to retain them.” Female leaders are keenly aware that managing Millennials requires a different skillset than leading Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. Women leaders are also keenly aware that they must discover how to attract Gen Y to leadership positions and prepare them to manage other people, especially because most Millennials say they aren’t interested in traditional leadership positions. This article is part of a series of articles that will help you discover proven ways to attract, motivate and engage Millennials so you can coach them and prepare them to be leaders.