Risk-Takers And Change Makers
"Some people have an issue with the self-centeredness and sense of entitlement" the generation has been pegged to have, Virtusa's Palermo said. "I look at the positive side; this means they are ambitious and driven to success." It is a popular belief that millennials were not told "no" enough when they were young. Now in the workforce, "no" does not always seem like an acceptable answer. When faced with an impasse, millennials often use their entrepreneurial instincts and collaboration skills to re-evaluate and move forward despite the risks at hand. "They are ready to multitask, get things done faster and handle more," Palermo said. "Harnessed the right way, that could be an asset, but it has to be managed."