A startup that provides coaching for tech workers reveals the best thing managers can do to keep millennials from quitting
- Millennials change jobs more frequently than previous generations.
- They might quit because they feel their work doesn’t have meaning.
- A manager can keep millennial workers from leaving by setting clear goals and assigning tasks that show an understanding of what drives them.
Millennials have a reputation as the “job-hopping” generation. In 2016, a Gallup poll revealed that 21% of millennials said they changed jobs within the past year (more than three times the number of non-millennials who reported the same), and 60% are open to new opportunities.
There’s a secret to keeping millennials workers from quitting, according to BetterUp, a startup