Hutsons,E. F. outlined an article about managing young workforce. Ageneration born between 1980 -2000 rather referred as the mellenniasis discussed. This paper in outlines key points directed toorganization leaders so as to comfortably incorporate this generationin an organization. This is geared toward improving workforce, makingit attractive and eventually productive. These key points includeManagement skills, Technology improvements, Regular feedbacks,Flexibility, Emerging work force, and Unemployment and poorremuneration
Recentsurvey shows the impatience, arrogance and different working attitudeof the mellinals.in this context, different talents and skills areexhibited. Managers must change the way they interact with themillennial in terms of developing talents and capacity building.Research have proved that organization have financial burdens whentrying to improve skills of among employees. Programs like inside jobtraining prove time consuming and non economical. With this immergingwork force with dynamic talents, manager needs to understand andincorporate them in an organization. This in turn reducesexpenditures and time in training new talents and skills. In majorityof organizations manager do not consider these talents.
Millennialat very tender age were exposed and introduced to technology. Use ofimputers and cell phones is common with this age. This involves useof social media, email internets as to communicate fast with others.They prefer the social media aspect of communication in respect tothe speed, compared to telephones and letters. In this context theylike working with machines provides them with that opportunity.Organization leaders perceive this group as poor communicators due toover reliance to technology. In the other hand, mellenius look uponthe old methods of communication as outdated as well as nonoperational. In many cases mellenius may not understand that thefastest means of communication may not be the best means ofcommunication. What peers might understand, manager may not even getthe content. Managers then should train this group to communicate inan organization. This does not necessary mean shifting to the oldmethods of communication but using what they have in a better way.
Researchhas shown that majority of the millenniums demands regular feedbacks,explanations, new briefs about their organization from theirmanagers. In the old context of leadership, manages used to keeporganizational information to themselves in their offices. Melleniusnot only require to be told, but also to contribute and make a point.Weekly meetings with mellenius. In many cases presentation ofpresent`s gifts, awards improve feedback in an organization.
Computertechnology has changed completely the state of work force. Workerscan perform different tusks in different places either in same ordifferent times. Mellinious thinks that’s their managements cannotprovide this. Managers with prospects of helping this emergingworkforce in their organization must improve on flexibility issues.Providing more opportunities to different tusks improves the workingconditions.
Newgroups appearing in an organization, present with new rules, ideasand plans. Manager’s skills in understanding each group isfundamental toward the growth of a fratanity.These group are requiredto work together toward a common tusk with none being submerged inideological terms. Conflict of interest may result between the oldand the new workforce.
Unemploymentand poor remuneration.
Millenniumsare subjected low wages, poor salaries and lack of employment.Consequently they start working at a tender age with poor motivation.A manger who appreciates these changes manages his work force withcautions. He offers incentives and improves working conditions forall staffs.
Inconclusion, with all these factors in consideration, managers arerecommended to Increases mentoring programs and capacity buildingamong all staff. Incorporating old and emerging workforce.Additionally, they should develop ability to convince millenniums toparticipate in organization growth and development. Review managerialpractices regularly with regard to new and emerging force. Lastly butnot least, managers are recommended to ensure improving communicationstrategies along the organization systems.