In this article, you will learn how you can support today's self-directed learners by understanding their unique learning behaviors, as well as ideas for how to tailor training to millennial teams who enjoy flexible and mobile training solutions.
Today’s college grads are still entering the workforce with limited professional development, prompting gripes among seasoned workers that Millennials “just don’t know how to work.” This soft skills training deficit speaks to a much larger issue than bridging the generation gap among your workforce.
Much has been written about the changing demographic of our workforce, along with the changing landscape of learning techniques. Our jobs are changing and we may think the new generation isn’t paying attention to us! Let's look at it from a different perspective.
Millennials are the first generation to grow up entirely with technology and is truly comfortable using it and being around it. For them, technology is not an extra… it is an integral part of their live, almost like an extension of themselves.
This is a great insight into what Millennials are interested, how they prefer to work and what they are looking for work-wise. My top stat from this: 21% of freelancers are still enrolled at a university. [Odesk]