Whether or not you are a millennial, I’m sure that you’ve heard the negative stereotypes about how they perform in the workplace. As a millennial myself, the labels society has given my generation that cause the most frustration are “lazy” and “entitled.” And, as it turns out, I’m not the only one who feels that way.
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According to a 2018 study by Udemy, 86 percent of millennials “feel undermined by the myths and misconceptions about their generation.” Those who responded to the same survey said that a “toxic environment” was the biggest factor that would cause them to quit a job.
How do we ensure that our work environments don’t come across this way to the people we hire? By dispelling the common myths about young professionals in the workplace.
Of course, there are most likely a few millennial workers who live up to these negative stereotypes—please don’t hold us all accountable for their actions. In my experience, millennials are smart, hard workers who are just looking for their place in the workforce.
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