A You-Never-Thought-of-It New Idea for Retaining and Engaging Millennials

2019 Talent Conference & Exposition

Can you train your managers to retain Millennials based on the philosophy that Millennials “want to be coached, not managed”? This Gallup finding is one of many broad statements about Millennials that experts have told us are important to remember, yet those experts provide no clues about how to train our managers to actually address these issues—no tactics, no newly developed behaviors or skills, just provocative sentences. Meanwhile, our managers are swamped with metrics and deadlines, and HR might end up trying to develop a training program to teach managers to “coach versus manage,” whatever that really means This presentation will share a proven solution to retaining and engaging Millennials that you can implement upon returning to the office.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 12:05pm to 12:23pm

Richard Finnegan


Dick Finnegan is the author of The Power of Stay Interviews for Engagement and Retention which is the top-selling SHRM-published book in history. He is also the highest-rated webcast presenter in SHRM history. His other books include Rethinking Retention in Good Times and Bad, The Stay Interview, HR’s Greatest Challenge, and Raise Your Team’s Employee Engagement Score.

Dick brings experiences to us this morning including solving turnover and engagement in Siberian banks, African gold mines, multi-national corporations across China, and for the CIA…as well as for healthcare, call centers, manufacturing and other industries in the United States.

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