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Millennials and Diversity in the Workplace

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Millennials-and-diversity-in-the-workplcI’m a Millennial…part of one of the largest generations in history, which is about to move into its prime years. Millennials are poised to reshape the economy, as this generation affects the ways companies hire and retain employees, forcing employers to examine how they do business for decades to come.

Millennials are America’s most ethnically and racially diverse cohort ever. Given the global nature of the current and future workforce, understanding how Millennials view diversity will give employers greater insight into attracting and retaining this unique group.  Millennials define diversity as much more than race, gender, ethnicity and all the differences that exist in language, religion, nationality, geography, and sexual orientation. Diversity is the individual mix of unique experiences, identities, ideas, and opinions, and it is the blending of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Continue reading “Millennials and Diversity in the Workplace”