Why Millennials Keep Dumping You: An Open Letter to Management
October 15, 2015
Published Oct 3, 2015 • LinkedIn.com • Contributors: Lisa Earle McLeod and Elizabeth McLeod
Attracting and keeping top millennial talent is a burning issue for leaders. Millennials are 35% of the workforce. By 2020 they’ll be 46% of the working population.
Some of the world’s most successful businesses — organizations like G Adventures, Google, and Hootsuite — are filled with millennials who are on fire for their jobs. Yet many organizations struggle to attract, and retain, top millennial talent.
So how do we, as leaders, capture the energy and attention of millennials and keep it for the long haul?
Elizabeth McLeod wrote an open letter to managers everywhere to share insights about what top-performing millennials want and how leaders can ignite the “energy of a thousand suns” already within them.