Skip to main content
New World of Work

How Millennials Are Changing The Way We Work… And What Your Organisation Needs To Do About It – Part 1

By 3 June 2020No Comments

We are back with some further extractions from my previous book ‘The New World of Work’, at that time the book and its contents were looking to the future but now, due to COVID-19 perhaps it’s looking at the present…

Moving forward, often the best way to predict the future is to look How Millennials Are Changing The Way We Work – And What Your Organisation Needs To Do About It…?

Identity and Community.

The Millennial Generation has a variety of definitions but is generally considered to be those born between 1982 and 2002. The millennial understanding comes about because employers have not kept pace with how concepts of identity and community are different for a millennial worker. Historically, community and identity came through our work and workplaces – how many people used to stay for the gold watch? – but that is not true for a millennial. As the statements above show, a millennial worker brings more loyalty and less frustration than first assumed – but it does not mean work is their identity. Which is not a negative!

A Millennial Misunderstanding:

There are a whole lot of myths about the millennial generation. The following are statements that are considered to be true by many people, yet evidence suggests they are not:


Next week I will continue to share with you some more thoughts on how Millennials would like to work in the New World of Work and what should organisations be aware of in order to hire them… Meanwhile, please have a look at The New World of Work book… Do you think it’s still true? I would love to know your thoughts…

If you would like to discuss further, please don’t hesitate to contact us…

John Glover, Managing Director, Pendragon



Purnima Kabra