10 Truths Characterizing Millennials In The Channel

Personal Life Focused

"The most important thing to me is that the [company] communicates to us as employees the importance of work-life balance," said Lyndsey Aldridge, senior strategic pricing manager at AT&T's emerging business markets. Aldridge is a millennial herself and said that although her work is important to her, one criterion she had when looking to change careers was finding a company that would understand she had a life outside of work. Aldridge's need for balance is common among millennials. McLaughlin, in his experience at Huddle, said he sees millennials favoring careers that allow them flexible schedules and the ability to work remotely. This evidence does not suggest that millennials accomplish less working from home, but rather they value the ability to maximize their personal time.

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