Millennials Sound Off on Diversity in the Workplace


Millennials get a bad rap around the office. An April 2016 Forbes article on how to motivate young professionals says people between ages 18 and 35 are frequently criticized by older peers for being lazy, entitled and liable to bounce to another job as soon as they grow bored of their current one.

However, a December survey from the Institute for Public Relations (IPR) and Weber Shandwick shows that by playing a bigger role in the career world, millennials are helping improve one particular dimension of office culture: diversity. The study found that 47 percent of millennials consider the diversity and inclusion of a workplace before selecting a job, compared with only 33 percent of Gen Xers (ages 36-51) and 37 percent of boomers (ages 52-70)…

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Written By: Dean Essner
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