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[Infographic] Understanding millennial workers may be the secret to retaining young talent

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To better manage and retain millennial talent, employers need to understand the way millennials think and what they value

By 2020, millennials will make up over a third of the working population worldwide. From financial compensation to work-life balance, from generational tensions to leadership potential, let’s have a look at what it means to best engage what may be today’s most influential demographic.

In gist, millennials tend to be uncomfortable with rigid corporate structures and turned off by information silos. To attract and inspire millennial talent to stay, employers will have to understand that they value an inclusive working culture, work-life balance, as well as opportunities to learn and advance in their careers.

Also read: 5 lessons from 5 years as a millennial entrepreneur

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As more and more millennials are entering the workforce, retaining talent is less about hefty salaries and routine work, and more about roles that inspire them to contribute and grow.

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Sources: ManpowerGroup, PwC, Deloitte

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