Today I talk with Lindsay Boccardo. Lindsay is a nationally recognized Millennial expert, working with young talent and the organizations who employ them.
You may be wondering…what do millennials have to do with wellness? First of all, If you are planning any worksite wellness initiatives, you need to consider what your employees want. Millennials already form 25% of the workforce in the US and by 2020, millennials will form 50% of the global workforce. So, it would make sense to learn about what will be the bulk of your future workforce.
Secondly, a big part of liking your job comes from good relationships with your co-workers and managers. If you don’t take the time to understand how the different generations like to work and receive feedback, then it will be harder to avoid relationship conflicts.
In this podcast Lindsay and I discuss:
- the multi-generational workforce
- what’s going to happen when Baby Boomers retire
- the characteristics of a millennials
Lindsay describes the conflict she sees in the workplace such as expectations on feedback, all life balance and freedom in how and where to do work.
She tells us what employers should consider when attracting and retaining millennials and why money isn’t the answer for millennials.
Lindsay also tells us how she coaches millennials to change in their thinking.
Lindsay’s full bio:
Lindsay is a nationally recognized Millennial expert, working with young talent and the organizations who employ them. She provides education and training through one to one programs, group coaching and seminars to help empower employees to develop themselves into the top talent in their organization.
Lindsay graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in psychology and public communication and is a certified coach through the International Coaching Federation. Partnering with organizations such as Cars.com, Internbridge and the Indiana Supreme Court, Lindsay is committed to bringing generations together in the workplace to build strong companies where Millennials can make powerful contributions.
Lindsay’s website: lindsayboccardo.com