STARWEST 2019 Concurrent Session : How Do I Work with Millennials? Attracting and Retaining the Next Generation


Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

How Do I Work with Millennials? Attracting and Retaining the Next Generation

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Leaders and managers are facing many struggles attracting, retaining, and working effectively with the millennial generation. Millennials tend to have shorter tenures in positions, higher expectations of work-life balance, and a need for purpose-driven work, so securing their talent and keeping them around brings a new set of requirements. However, if you are successful at getting them engaged, you can reap the rewards of an incredibly innovative, intelligent, and passionate group of workers. Nikki Henry will break down the values of this generation and leave you with tools and templates to better engage and retain your millennial workforce for the long term. She will also explain where best to find talented millennials and how to keep them from following the next new thing. You'll learn about what matters to this generation and how this next wave of employees can benefit your company.

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Nikki Henry is a leader in her community recognized for her effective leadership and supportive managerial style. Nikki has helped teams grow from just a few people to over fifty full-time staff, with budgets from a couple hundred thousand to the multimillions, and has always brought her teams to success, often at double the rate of the industry standard. She credits her successes to being an open and accessible leader who works intentionally to have the right people in the right roles on her teams. Nikki received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Central Washington University and her master’s in public administration from California State University, Fresno. Nikki owns her own business, Ladies Leading Ladies, providing leadership development and management consulting for businesses across the country.