What next-generation talent wants in a leader: backed by research
By: Ryan Maha | Posted on January 12th, 2019
Employees want to work for a strong leader. As our Founder & President, Buddy Hobart, states, “Folks want to attach their wagon to a strong leadership horse.” It really is that simple.
As we discussed in a previous blog, people quit people. The same is true on the opposite side of the coin. People look for certain qualities in leaders when deciding where to work.
With the ongoing war on talent and the mass exodus of Boomers in the workforce, attracting and retaining next-generation talent is crucial. Becoming a strong leader that appeals to said talent takes time and development. Here are three traits, backed by research, that young people look for in their prospective leaders: