With millennials set to comprise 75 percent of the global workforce by 2025, there could be challenging times ahead for business leaders, according to a Deloitte study on the attitudes and expectations of generation-Y employees.
Millennials want to work for organizations that foster innovative thinking, develop their skills and make a positive contribution to society, the study, released on Tuesday revealed.
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At the moment, only about half of millennials feel the organization they work for encourages employees to suggest new ways of doing things or rewards them for innovative ideas.
More than 7,800 individuals – born in 1983 or later, holding a college degree and in full-time employment – across 28 countries were surveyed by the management consulting firm.