Magazine Article | July 1, 2019

How To Manage Millennials In the IT Workforce

Source: Channel Executive Magazine

By Eric Kiehn

I often hear complaints about millennials in the workforce. Much of what is said is negative in character and sometimes outright derogatory. Have you heard any of these? Millennials don’t have a work ethic. Millennials care only about themselves. Maybe you’re lucky if they show up for work.

As a tail-end baby boomer, I subscribed to some of this thinking as well. They didn’t fit my mold or expectations, so obviously they are tough to deal with. I would like to propose something that may not be as obvious. Maybe we are the problem.