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Millennials—typically defined as those born between the early 1980s to the early 2000s—are an important part of the workforce and can provide valuable skills to their employers. However, millennials are often stereotyped as being entitled, unmotivated and difficult to manage, but operators that have learned how to tap into the talent of the millennial generation said they value the traits they bring to the table.
“They bring a level of excitement and energy to the workplace. They bring a different way of looking at things,” said Dustin Trail, manager at Trail’s Travel Center. “I’ve seen them defined as people that want to feel important, that want to feel like they’re serving a purpose or a greater good, but I don’t feel that is a ton different than anyone else.”
Identifying The Advantages
Robin Puthusseril, general manager at Greater Chicago I-55, said she has found that millennials...