Ah, graduation season.
That time of year when parents rejoice, students turn into professionals, and businesses brace for a horde of incoming hires they seem to not understand at all.
At least that’s the sense I got from a report Gallup released last week. Evidently, millennials are having a tough time in the office. Disengagement is up, career happiness is down, and young people are on the move. All of it’s costing money, and worse, the high turnover is degrading the ability of organizations to plan for the future.
For years businesses have struggled to understand millennial employees, what with their strange working demands and digital-age predilections. But here, by reporting on the immensity of the problem, Gallup may have pointed a clear way forward. [Click to continue…]