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Millennials Prefer a Social Learning Environment [Infographic]

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There are over 40 million millennials in the workforce and the number is increasing by 4,000,000 every year. You need to reach Millennials how they prefer to be reached. Millennials are very comfortable with leveraging technology and they thrive in a social learning community.

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Collaboration is Key to Training Millennials

60% of Millennials think they work well in teams. They want simplicity and to spend time collaborating and working in groups. 89% of Millennials think it’s important to be constantly learning at their job.

Create the right environment for Millennials to experience hands-on learning. Given them the tools and resources and they’ll take the challenge to achieve the goal at hand. Providing informal gathering spaces allows Millennials to learn from Gen Y and Gen X co-workers. This offers a great opportunity for mentoring and coaching.

Social media provides a two-directional communication channel for Millennials. They can be both contributors as well as consumers of information. Social, video, mobile and gamification provide short, relevant information in a format that’s attractive to Millennials. Social learning is effective for employees physically located in the same building as well as those spread across the globe.

Download our free Guide here to prepare your trainees for long term retention through collaborative learning.

Help People Learn Twice as Much in Half the Time

The Bob Pike Group has helped 95% of Fortune 100 companies with measurable training and performance solutions. There are several workshop options to choose from:

    1. Public Workshops – Choose a city and date that works for your schedule. Experience for yourself our instructor-led, participant-centered approach.
    2. Onsite –The Bob Pike Group will come to your company and coach your team. It’s a great way to build teamwork and set clear expectations.
    3. Design Consulting – The Bob Pike Group will work with you to customize an Onsite Workshop for your team. This includes high level strategy and facilitation across functional areas to ensure corporate training objectives are defined and carried through. Team members are assessed afterwards to ensure information is retained and applied.