Millennials & The Great Resignation - How to retain your people

Is the Great Resignation all hype? Blown out of proportion?



Wait...Back up...What even is The Great Resignation?



Answers to all these questions and more in today's episode!



Definition section



The Great Resignation is the name given to a recent trend that shows that up to 40% of the global workforce - mainly millennials - are seriously considering leaving their employer this year.  



Read more here:



https://www.forbes.com/sites/lucianapaulise/2021/07/21/the-great-resignation-microsoft-predicts-41-attrition/?sh=47e3d4312d4d



https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/worklab/work-trend-index/hybrid-work



https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20210629-the-great-resignation-how-employers-drove-workers-to-quit



https://www.inc.com/phillip-kane/the-great-resignation-is-here-its-real.html



Did you know section



Article from IBM on the (lack of) differences between generations at work http://www-935.ibm.com/services/us/gbs/thoughtleadership/millennialworkplace/



Myths section



https://medium.com/the-mission/the-14-most-destructive-millennial-myths-debunked-by-data-aa00838eecd6



Insider Actions 'Step-by-Step'



4 tips to retaining your millennials through The Great Resignation:



  1. Flexibility and Autonomy
  2. Mental health policies and practices
  3. Strong social bonds at work
  4. Growth and Purpose


Other sources for this episode



https://www.forbes.com/sites/hollycorbett/2021/07/28/the-great-resignation-why-employees-dont-want-to-go-back-to-the-office/ 



https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/worklab/work-trend-index/hybrid-work 



https://www.aihr.com/blog/from-great-reopening-to-great-resignation/ 



https://goremotely.net/blog/millennials-in-the-workplace/ 



https://medium.com/the-mission/the-14-most-destructive-millennial-myths-debunked-by-data-aa00838eecd6 



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