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Leadership in Action: Next Generation: What Leaders Need to Know About the Millennials by Kris Downing

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SOCIAL NETWORKS

Training and education designed for Millennials need to be multisensory, rapid fire, on demand, and compelling. According to a recent article in Fast Company, Michelle Lapierre, who helps run the Marriott Corporation's global salesforce, is “developing bite-size ‘edutainment’ training podcasts so workers can download information to their cell phones, laptops, and iPods as they need it.”

Millennials are looking to contribute immediately to an organization and are not willing to wait years before being heard.

Millennials also tend to be self-directed learners. When stumped by a challenge or problem, they will open up the issue to their social network and ask for advice. Millennials are also known for their ability to find answers ...

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