Millennials in the Workplace
Many businesses are either planning on how to prepare for or struggling to keep pace with a new generation of young people entering the workforce. This new generation has very different attitudes and desires than employees over the past few decades. What is a Millennial? Why is everyone making such a big deal about Millennials? How are they different from the Gen X and Gen Y’s? What are the roadblocks for organizations? What do we do about it?
Debbie Adams is currently the Manager of Enterprise Learning Services for International Paper, Global Headquarters in Memphis, TN. She has management responsibility for the Global Learning Systems and Technologies processes, systems administration, training, and support. Prior to her position at International Paper, Debbie spent 8 years with Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (Saint Louis) in business development, training systems analysis, design, development, implementation, and R&D in instructional technology. She also has 5 years experience in systems training development and systems integration and automation with Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. and the State of Virginia. Debbie has a BSBA and will complete her MBA in 2013.
Personal Business Philosophy:
"Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards." - Vernon Sanders Law