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What Millennials Want from Work

Millennials are the future of your business. How can managers and leaders of organizations better engage them to gain a competitive advantage? Millennials have been burdened with a reputation as spoiled, lazy, and entitled, but the reality behind the stereotype is far richer and more complex. Who are Millennials and what do they really want? MORE

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What Does ‘Respect’ Mean at Work? It Depends Who You Ask   | The Wall Street Journal

Why Remote Workers Require a New Definition of Productivity   | The Wall Street Journal
The Neuropsychology of Working While on Vacation – and How to Overcome It   | The Wall Street Journal
Stop Wasting Your Employees’ Time | strategy+business
Why A Boss’s Appreciation Is So Crucial  | The Wall Street Journal
Millennials Play the Long Game | strategy+business

Why Companies Should Make Their Pay Transparent  | The Wall Street Journal
Everyone Agrees: Millennials Have a Lot to Learn at Work | The Wall Street Journal

Beware of How Millennials View Office Promotions | The Wall Street Journal

A Crucial Skill Millennials Bring to Today’s Far-Flung Workplaces |
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The Key Marital Lesson Women Millennials Have Learned from Gen X |
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The Future of Work, Travel, Retirement and More | 
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The One Key Thing Parents Should Know About Children and Technology | 
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How Single Millennials Will Change the Workplace |
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Why Millennials Are an Information-Security Threat  |
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Jennifer J. Deal in the News

The Zeigarnik Effect Is Why You’re Addicted to Work – Even on the Weekend Read the article
Here’s What Starbucks Gets Right About Appealing to Millennials Read the article
The thing Americans still don’t want to talk about might be holding women back Read the article
Device Management and the New Overtime Rule Read the article
Millennials are about to be upstaged by ‘the founders’ Read the article
Many of us have this in common with Kanye West Read the article
Limiting workplace email Read the article
Have phone, will work Read the article 9
Reasons To Take A Vacation ASAP, According To Science Read the article
How millennials are changing new work world Read the article
Everything you know about millennials is wrong Read the article
How to Unplug From Work Read the article
Millennials want to change the world, but make money, too Read the article
Why 4,000 millennials are gathering in the nation’s capital Read the article
Yahoo Finance exclusive: IBM banned Uber for employees, but quickly reversed course Read the article
Millennials Care About Paid Leave, and Aren’t Afraid to Take It Read the article
Many millennials hate being called ‘millennial’ Read the article

About Jennifer J. Deal

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Jennifer Deal is a senior research scientist at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL©) in San Diego, California, an Affiliated Research Scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California, and a contributor to The Wall Street Journal’s “Experts” panel on leadership.  Her work focuses on global leadership and generational differences, and has been featured in such media outlets as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Guardian, strategy+business, Forbes, South China Morning Post, Globe and Mail, and Training Development Magazine. Continue Reading  >