7 tips to set your millennial employees on a track to success

With millennials growing to be a larger part of the workforce, leaders must find ways to help their young employees make the most of their skills.

 A new study by the Pew Research Center found that people between the ages of 18 and 31 now comprise the largest share of the workforce. To encourage millennials to become further invested in their companies, employers can utilize the following seven tips, according to entrepreneur.com.

1. Change is key. Millennials love creativity and change. Use their strength to your advantage by asking for their help during brainstorming sessions.

2. Don't micromanage. Many young people find satisfaction in creating new products and coming up with ideas on their own. Give them responsibility and independence rather than constantly watching over them.

3. Create a varied workplace. Diversity is key for many millennials who seek a workplace full of employees with different experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

4. Utilize their technology skills. Millennials are tech-savvy and will welcome the opportunity to assist with a company's technology. Employing their advice may also reap long-term benefits for your company's tech division.

5. Create a sense of purpose. According to a 2015 Deloitte Millennial Survey, many millennials chose jobs because they believe the positions are meaningful and allow them to make a difference.

6. Establish relationships. Millennials "work best in companies where coworkers and superiors look out for them as individuals, not just resources, and value their growth and continued learning." Be open to mentoring young employees and recognize them for their worth outside the office.

7. Give feedback. Evidence from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's research shows that millennials seek feedback from their employers, whether it's praise or criticism. Provide young employees with feedback to show your investment in their success.

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