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Work Habits of Millennials Challenging, Maddening - and Highly Beneficial

Millennials will challenge traditional managerial methods and question your every move. However, they will also bring energy, tech savvy and innovative ideas. Focus on hiring and retaining them as if your job depends on it - because it will.

Work Habits of Millennials Challenging, Maddening – and Highly Beneficial

"No other generation blurs the lines between work and play like millennials do," says Heidi Farris, vice president of community engagement and marketing at Bloomfire and the business analyst's manager, in a blog post. "They want to play when they feel like playing, and they want to work when they feel like working; you might be surprised at how often (and when) they feel like working given the choice."

Farris will be the first to tell you that managing millennials requires a break from traditional managerial methods. Millennials value freedom of choice, from working hours to technology tools. Their work and personal lives merge into a single shade of gray. Mobile tech tools, cloud computing and BYOD mock the days of punching a clock and toiling in an office cubicle the size of a bathroom stall.

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Keywords: talent management, supply chain jobs, supply chain management, supply chain recruiting, logistics employment

"No other generation blurs the lines between work and play like millennials do," says Heidi Farris, vice president of community engagement and marketing at Bloomfire and the business analyst's manager, in a blog post. "They want to play when they feel like playing, and they want to work when they feel like working; you might be surprised at how often (and when) they feel like working given the choice."

Farris will be the first to tell you that managing millennials requires a break from traditional managerial methods. Millennials value freedom of choice, from working hours to technology tools. Their work and personal lives merge into a single shade of gray. Mobile tech tools, cloud computing and BYOD mock the days of punching a clock and toiling in an office cubicle the size of a bathroom stall.

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Keywords: talent management, supply chain jobs, supply chain management, supply chain recruiting, logistics employment

Work Habits of Millennials Challenging, Maddening – and Highly Beneficial