Referring to the article by Straits Times on Millennials in Charge of Millennials. http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/millennials-in-charge-of-millennials
Millennials of today expect a fun, nurturing and dynamic environment in their workplace. Gone were the days where employees and employers relationship were a one-way street, where employees just perform the tasks given by their employers with no questions asked. The millennials want to take charge, gain ownership and be given a chance to voice their views and opinions, and they also want to influence the decisions being made.
The regimental style of old-time bosses are frowned upon by the new group of working millennials. Perhaps the millennial bosses would understand them better. Guidelines and structure are put in place but in a fun way.
A Starbucks treat from latecomers instead of a reprimand from HR, a get-your-work-done-and-go concept instead of a stringent 9-5 stay-in-the-office concept, and working-wherever-you-are in the office as long as you are productive concept. Such new work ethics seems more acceptable by millennial bosses and thus a shift in mind-set from young employees to work for start-ups instead of MNCs. It seems that they would choose fun over bucks to be a happy employee.
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