Evidence is mounting that millennials are having genuine difficulty assimilating into the corporate world. If you’re butting heads with your boss, here are six essential tips for not acting your age.
Every generation of bosses has complained about those disrespectful young whippersnappers coming up through the ranks. But if you believe a mountain of recent reports—some anecdotal, some based on research—millennials truly do stand apart for their lack of awareness in the corporate environment. The New York Times recently labeled them “Generation Why Bother,” and the several career experts I’ve spoken with say that, as millennials find their way into the workforce, they keep hearing complaints that these younger workers seem incapable of adapting their behavior to their company’s culture.