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Here’s how to keep millennials working
(in your office)

Here are the top priorities of a modern workforce
January 20, 2018 05:14PM

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According to a study run by LinkedIn, here’s what today’s workforce of millennials prioritize in an office:

Self-care

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About 40 percent feel satisfied when they’ve been able to schedule some “me-time” into their days, ideally as part of their work day.

Learning

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The vast majority surveyed want to learn new things — the most oft-cited goal the new year was to learn a new skill.

Choose your own adventure

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Millennials want to set their own schedule — about a third of those surveyed said they’d take a cut in pay if they had control over when they got around to various tasks.

Side hustle

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About a third, feel more satisfied through having a side project or another job they devote time to. Some companies are even creating space in their offices for employees to pursue their other jobs.

Teacher for the day

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With about 40 percent of people feeling satisfied when they teach others, some offices are trying to work in more skills-sharing and teaching modules into their workflow.

Travel

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Who doesn’t want to travel the world? People want to be able to work from anywhere, free from the necessity of face-time. [NYP] — Erin Hudson