Entries by Mark Kamp

How Do I Provide Structure to Motivate Millennial Workers?

While the latest generation of employees values freedom and inspiration, these cannot be achieved without one very important thing… structure. If you are looking to motivate millennial workers, you’ll want to create a well-structured environment for them to thrive in. It may seem counterintuitive, but there is actually quite a bit of freedom in structure. […]

Vary Assignments to Motivate Millennial Workers

In previous generations, employees were often satisfied doing the same type of work for their entire career. That has changed. If you are hoping to motivate millennial workers, consider offering them the freedom and the opportunities to explore different projects, positions, and departments. Consider this: Rock stars love a good jam session. It’s not just […]

Encourage Teamwork to Motivate Millennial Workers

These days, fewer employees want to come to the office and work for 8 hours with their head down. If you are looking to motivate millennial employees, consider incorporating collaborative projects and encouraging teamwork within your organization. Millennials have grown up in a completely connected world. From social media to video games, they are rarely […]

7 Ways to Offer Feedback and Motivate Millennial Workers

Your Baby Boomers or Gen X employees may be comfortable with their once a quarter or even once a year review, however, if you want to motivate millennial workers, you’ll want to offer feedback more often. The Millennial generation is used to getting constant feedback from their parents and teachers. This need for outside validation […]

5 Fun Ways to Motivate Millennial Workers

You know that memo that went out about 30 years ago saying that work shouldn’t be fun? Millennials never got that memo. If you want to motivate millennial workers, you’ll want to incorporate a sense of play into your business. You already know that millennials are looking for more than a paycheck. They want work […]

Allow Multitasking to Motivate Millennial Workers

You may think that an employee who is surfing the internet is slacking on the job, but did you ever consider that it was actually improving their performance? As managers adjust to the newest generation in the workforce, they are finding that in order to motivate millennial workers, they must release the old expectation that […]

Can Philanthropy Motivate Millennial Workers?

In order to motivate millennial workers, you need to understand that they are influenced by more than just a paycheck. This generation wants to know that they are contributing to a better future for their community and their world. According to the Millennial Impact Report, millennial engagement in philanthropic causes is rising. Companies that embrace […]