The modern workplace is being transformed by technology. Companies that are embracing all-things digital are reaping the benefits while those that don’t, run the risk of being left behind. But with more than half the workforce now made up of tech-savvy Millennials, is this transformation being driven by high-end technology or by the expectations of a digital native workforce? Heather Mostert, a Co-Founder and Director at Airshot, says it’s a chicken and egg situation. But no matter how you cut it, the companies that are leveraging the talents of their Millennial workforce will continue to be the companies that thrive. “More than 50% of today’s workforce is made up of Millennials. Born between 1980 and 2000, this generation was using screens before they could walk. Digital communication is a basic condition of their home, social and educational lives. “So why should it be any different in the workplace?”
Heather asks. “To reach Millennials and keep them motivated, your business needs to be communicating on their wavelength.”
Here are five powerful tips for managing and crushing workplace communication in the Millennial age: 1. Go Digital or Go Home Millennials may live on their phones, but they seldom make or take calls. Instead they message – first thing in the morning, throughout the day and before calling it a night.
All this time on their phones is an asset that you can use. Their lives are managed through Apps so give your people the ability to connect with your business on one…