Why Millennials Want To Work For Themselves

Or do they? Millennials want to work on their own terms–without a bad boss micromanaging their every move.

In the 15 years I’ve been teaching MBA students, their career plans have changed dramatically. Until the early 2000s they aspired to work in traditional corporate jobs for companies like Deloitte, JPMorgan, and GE. After that, the top destinations became tech giants such as Apple, Google, and Facebook.

In the past few years; however, a new favorite career choice has emerged, which eclipses any other form of traditional employment–working for themselves or launching their own business.

Source: www.fastcompany.com

Employers can learn a big lesson: If they want to attract millennials, then they must present themselves as innovative and successful without seeming greedy


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