As Mike Hobbs, president at Greendale-based Uzelac Industries, has gotten older, he’s found it increasingly challenging to engage effectively with younger workers. That’s why he was attracted to the book “The Millennial Whisperer: The Practical, Profit-Focused Playbook for Working With and Motivating the World’s Largest Generation” by Chris Tuff.
Hobbs wanted to learn more about how the millennial workforce thinks and what they value.
“Attracting, motivating and keeping skilled employees is crucial for companies in today’s business climate,” said Hobbs. “We strive to have a culture where we’re engaged with our employees.”
With the millennial generation expected to make up 75% of the workforce by 2030, the book explores the differences between younger and older millennials and what they are looking for in work and life.
“I’m looking to get some solid ideas that I can put into practice to be less out of touch,” said Hobbs. “I know this book isn’t the silver bullet that solves everything, but it is a good starting point to being a better leader for our employees.”
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