It’s that fun time of year in my office, time for annual reviews! If you’re anything like me the thought alone evokes a mix of fearful anxiety and emboldened hope. This is my one shot to learn what my boss really thinks of me and my work — for the next 12 months. Annual reviews are the closest things many of us get to report cards in the workplace.
The oldest millennials (born 1982) have been a part of the workforce for at least 10 years now. If you rely on popular and/or older media channels, you will know the corporate world has NEVER faced a greater issue than these entitled millennials (or GenYers)! We expect more money than we deserve, promotions we haven’t earned, constant praise we shouldn’t need, and feel absolutely NO sense of loyalty. Eight months to two years with one employer is TOO LONG! (Pouty face)