On Monday, November 17, SAP Asia Pacific Japan held a Twitter chat on Millennials and the future of work at #MillennialMyths. During the one-hour session, six panelists discussed topics from misunderstanding of Millennials, entrepreneurship, meaning of work, multi-generational collaboration to the next-generation workplace. This wide-ranging chat showcased how the influx of Millennials is reshaping current workforce and ways employers can better embrace the trend.
- Reached 53,000 twitter accounts
- Reached to 610,000 potential readers (impressions)
- 414 tweets generated by 52 contributors
- More details you can find in our recap video below and the recap report here
- Jairo Fernandez @fernandezjairo, VP, Human Resources, SAP Asia Pacific Japan
- Michael Teoh @michaelteoh, Malaysia National Youth Icon, Director of Thriving Talents & Co-Author of Potential Matrix
- Corrine Ong @nuscfg, Acting Director, Centre for Future-ready Graduates, National University of Singapore
- Evan Tan @evanaguilartan, Regional Director for Southeast Asia at Freelancer.com
- Kevin Wang @AIESECSingapore, Talent Management & Local Committee Development Director, AIESEC Singapore
- Nilanjan Raghunath @DrNinaRaghunath, Lecturer and Expert on Millennials, Singapore University of Technology and Design
- @jienebkho: Contrary to what you’ve read, Millennials are not just about “me, me, me”.
- @fernandezjairo: a lot of this is not generational but situational/evolutionary. life responsibilities change behaviours
- @nuscfg: Having said that, millennials value attractive pay and work life balance amongst the Top 3 factors they seek in job.
- @evanaguilartan: #Millennials will 1. push for businesses that do good, 2 make #freelancing the norm; & 3. change hierarchical orgs
- @verydeepsleep: When I read about “millennials”, I think we are all millennials – its a mindset to work and life. Its not defined by age.
- @michaelteoh: Entrepreneurial = TakingAction & Innovative. Let them launch projects that help d company. Invest in them
- @StephanLuecke: We are seeking for challenging working environments that enable us to develop personally and professionally
- @DrNinaRaghunath: they strongly believe that social change is a product of technological change
- @ElliotWongTC: As a millennial, it would be having the mindset to embrace change, to do things better at a quicker pace
- @AIESECSingapore: #Millennials are constantly seeking job responsibilities that challenge them and vary in order for them to try out..
- @tuanchoon: those who said IT is alienating are probably not #millennials
- @maggedp: Humility from both sides (Millennials and Boomers) and the willingness to learn from one another will encourage openness and collaboration.
- @towkaynew: Workforce should not split by generation. It should be seen as a whole where good communication culture are fostered.
- @smaltblu3: We prefer to have a career that we do not dread. Having a purpose makes us feel motivated to produce better work.
- @MalloryLoone: companies today are bridging the generation gap to prepare the company and workforce to adapt for the future leaders
And…the final winner of an iPad Air 2 is @maggedp! Congratulations!!!