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Millennials in your workplace: an employer's guide to navigating the future of their millennial-based workforce

Millennials in Your Workplace

An employer's guide to navigating the future of their millennial-based workforce

The millennial generation comes into the workforce with open minds, a desire to succeed and grow, and insight into all the latest technologies. But did you know?

  • 1 in 3 millennials have a health condition that impacts their quality of life.
  • As early as age 27, millennials begin to see a decline in their health.1

When your employees aren't healthy, health care costs will rise and productivity will decrease — all impacting your bottom line.

With this free e-book, you can take advantage of extensive research, in-house data and subject matter experts to create sustainable, long-term changes in your workplace.

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1 Blue Cross® Blue Shield® Association, The Health of America Report®, The Health of Millennials External Site (2019)

Chapter 1 Preview: Meet the millennials

Millennials may be one of the most misunderstood generations of our time. They've been analyzed and publicly scrutinized more than their generational counterparts.

For instance, if you do a quick online search on millennials you get a handful of populated search terms before you can even finish your train of thought. Yet, there is still so much to discover about this generation. In chapter 1, you'll learn:

  • Characteristics of millennials
  • Common myths you might believe about your millennial employees
  • Millennials' habits and characteristics in the workplace

News flash: Table tennis and free beer on tap may showcase a cool and relaxed work environment, but millennial employees aren't impressed — especially in the long-term.

The numbers don't lie. Millennials focus on healthy living far more than any other generation. You see it all over social media — healthy lifestyle influencers sharing clean-eating recipes, workout tips, mental health stories and more.

Millennials funnel a staggering $4.2 trillion into the global wellness industry, annually.

The irony? Millennials are unhealthier than any generation to enter the workplace, a trend mostly led by a higher prevalence in cardiovascular, endocrine, and behavioral health conditions.

In chapter 2, you'll learn:

  • The lowdown on the millennial generation’s declining health
  • The top-10 health conditions impacting millennials
  • Impacts of physical and behavioral health conditions to your business
  • Long-term economic impacts if change isn’t made

News flash: If millennial health continues to decline and goes unaddressed over the next 10 years, it is predicted that in comparison to Gen Xers at the same age, millennials may experience a 33 percent increase in health care treatment costs.

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In this free guide, you'll get five information-packed chapters:

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Chapter 1: Meet the millennials
Chapter 2: Millennial health
Chapter 3: Health of your workplace
Chapter 4: The impact of COVID-19 on millennials
Chapter 5: Creating sustainable solutions

Productivity Impacts

Keeping your bottom line in check is important, but keeping your employees happy, healthy and engaged is priceless. Consider our workplace-ready options to retain your millennials for the long haul.

Economic Impacts

The decline in millennial health and rising costs of care keep this generation from contributing as much to the economy as they otherwise would. This means higher underemployment and slower income growth.

Mental Health Impacts

The cost of sidelining mental health in your workplace is high. The CDC suggests that depression alone costs $200 million in lost workdays nationally.