Millennials in Manufacturing

Episode 45 | Challenges: Workforce

In this episode of MakingChips, hosts Jim and Jason talk about millennials, the future of manufacturing, and 7 millennial traits that baby boomers need to learn.

The Millennial Generation is made up of people born around the early 1980s to the early 2000s. Currently they make up nearly 1 in 3 American workers. With 3.5 million manufacturing jobs expected to be created in the future it is important for manufacturing leaders to have an understanding of what drives millennials. Jim and Jason cover 7 different traits of millennials to help older generations understand their needs and passions.

7 Millennial Traits Explained in this Episode

  • Passion
  • Risk-Taking
  • Work and Life Balance 
  • Project Based Thinking
  • Energized Through Newly Learned Skills
  • Spontaneity
  • Travelers

Outline of This Episode

  • [0:07] - Intro (Preview)
  • [1:56] - MAZAK Discover 2015 Event
  • [6:35] - Millennials in Manufacturing
  • [8:40] - 7 Different Traits of Millennials
  • [22:31] - Recap and Questions
  • [24:00] - Outro

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