A “millennial,” loosely defined, is a person born between 1980 and 2000, although opinions vary on the exact range. Recent census data shows there are over 80 million millennials in the United States, and those of age are entering the workforce in droves. Millennials will comprise about 75 percent of the entire workforce by 2025, according to Deloitte.
There are a lot of stereotypes—and some direct untruths—circulating about this demographic, which can lead managers to adopt faulty strategies. This whitepaper will help IT managers pinpoint some specific, empirical realities about millennials, the way they use technology, and the way they need to be managed.