6 Ways Millennials Boost Business Productivity
Millennials are shaking up the workplace—in good ways. Businesses are becoming more tech savvy, experimental and transparent, and they often have Millennials to thank for improving their bottom lines. Here are six ways that Millennials boost business productivity.
1. They experiment and think outside the box. More often than not, this experimentation pays off in the early adoption of technology that streamlines productivity. Even if one method appears to work well, Millennials keep experimenting because they know the world is always changing, and companies need to be ready. Along these lines, Millennials are current. They know what’s going on, what’s working and what’s popular.
2. They focus on priorities rather than on looking good. Arriving first and leaving late to impress a boss isn’t something Millennials do. Instead, they focus on completing work that needs to be done. They complete tasks more quickly and efficiently.
3. They embrace feedback. When Millennials are highly engaged with your organization, they want to know how they’re doing and how they can improve. It’s a recipe tailor-made to boost productivity.
4. Motivation is their middle name. One reason Millennials embrace feedback is that they’re motivated. They crave mentorship and ongoing training. They are pros at taking ownership of their careers. They want to be productive—and when properly utilized they can be.
5. They are team players. Millennials are experts at brainstorming, collaborating and executing team projects. They are able to see the big picture and understand that the success of a company is about much more than finances.
6. They are transparent and ethical. Millennials prefer to do something the right way rather than cut corners. In the long term, this approach definitely boosts productivity, as companies are less likely to become embroiled in scandals and bad press for shady behavior.
In short, Millennials have the potential to radically change your business for the better, if they have not already. For more information on Millennials and the workplace, check out this whitepaper.