Telephony has grown and expanded in ways that we never thought possible. To add to that thought, here is a quote from an ad that appeared in the 1916 Literary Digest on June 24th, "Business executives are rapidly awakening to the imperative need for a better business telephone, to the necessity for a more efficient method of constant and perfect intercommunication between the individuals and departments of their own organization." Our wise elders were already finding the advantages of adapting the technology of the day into their organizations changed workflow and delivered results directly to their bottom line.
Imagine being able to work from anywhere, at any time. Your work day becomes dramatically different and dare we say... customizable. What a crazy concept, right? Telecommuting is quickly becoming an attractive option for many employees, but especially Millennials.
Digital communication has become second nature to most millennials - growing up using tablets, laptops, and smartphones, this generation especially is used to instantaneous communication. Whether its texting, Snapchat, or Facebook, they're expectation is to have "immediate gratification". For your business this means that from here on out you can expect your millennial employees to get frustrated by the legacy systems that lack speed and modern amenities.
Generation Y, better known as the millennials, are making their way into the workforce, and turning heads while doing so. With over 16 million keyword searches on millennials and 44,000 articles available online, this generation is a hot topic. What seems to be on everyone’s mind is how to get them to work for you. This begins with understanding who the millennials are and how communications tools have evolved in contrast to the other generations that comprise todays’ workforce.