Working With Millennial Nurses
It seems that the latest generation of new nurses has caused quite and uproar in an environment that was already filled with burnout and bullying, so here are some myths and facts on working with a millennial Nurse;
Myth Number 1: Millennial Nurses are not Loyal and Hop Jobs
Fact: Millennial workers, those ages 18 to 35, are just as likely to stick with their employers as their older counterparts in Generation X.” In fact, 22% of millennials have 5 years of tenure at their current employer as opposed 21.8% Gen Xers.
Myth Number 2: Millennial Nurses Need to Be Spoiled
Fact: Millennial nurses do want frequent feedback and engagement from their leaders, but mostly they don’t want to be blindsided. They’d feel more confident if they could have more frequent conversations with their managers. They need your honesty and your guidance. They want to grow, develop, and be better nurses.
Myth Number 3: Millennial Nurses Only Work to Fund Their Obsessions
Fact: Millennial nurses choose companies to work for based upon their personal missions and goals. They seek organisations where they can make the biggest difference with their chosen passion. In fact, according to Deloitte; 77% of Millennials said part of the reason they chose to work where they do is because of the company’s sense of purpose.
It’s time to embrace the awesomeness of millennial Nurses, this tech-savvy workforce has more resources and knowledge at their fingertips than any generation before them, and they have the tools, the drive, and the willpower to do amazing things.They want to make a difference, and they need your feedback, support, and patience to do it.