Debunking the Workplace Generation Gap Myth Once and for All

Debunking the Workplace Generation Gap Myth Once and for All

We don't need to "figure out" millennials. New research shows that we're all basically the same when it comes to what we want out of work.
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No need to "figure out" #millennials. New research shows we all want the same in the workplace. Read more: @CBRE
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:15am

CAMPAIGN: CBRE People and Culture

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By Samantha Cole

The millennial worker roams wild, roving through your cubicle jungle searching for the hottest office perk, easily distracted by a brand worthy of their clicks, and leaning in so far that their necks have evolved to hover over screens and keyboards.

When the business world talks about millennials, it sounds like they're describing another species and not just . . . younger humans. But we’re not so different after all, and from commercial real estate services and investment firm CBRE Group, Inc. backs it up.

Surveying more than 5,500 office workers across a variety of industries, the researchers found what we already know but apparently have forgotten: All employees want the basics, like freedom of choice, satisfying collaboration, and transparency.

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