As a millennial in the workforce, I see many experts claim they know how to manage my generation and understand why we act the way we do. The only thing missing from many of those ideas is a millennial voice.
Last week at CIO Perspectives Virginia, a one-day event for senior IT executives, I moderated a panel that included three millennials from ages 26-31, with different connections to IT. We set out to address the myths that surround our generation and give some context to why these perceptions exist and how boomers and Gen-X-ers can better understand us.
Equally important was the opportunity for CIOs to candidly ask the panel questions about how to attract, recruit and retain millennials for their workforce.