How to Keep Millennial Workers: Employee Retention
About the Book, "Keeping the Millennials"

Keeping The Millennials by Dr. Joanne G. Sujansky, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) & Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed explores the cultural influences that shaped the upbringing, character and expectations of Generation Y, commonly referred to as Millennials.

The authors discuss how the Millennials are shaking up their workplace and how managers will need to adapt in order to capitalize on the younger generation's talents, education and skills.

Readers will discover...

  • How to resolve the inevitable "culture clash" that occurs when Millennials join members of Generation X, Baby Boomers and the Mature Generation in the workplace.

  • Ways to leverage the talents and skills of Millennials that can also re-energize the work climate.

  • New strategies for attracting the most talented Millennial employees.

  • How members of Generation X fit into the equation while managing a diverse multigenerational environment.

  • Strategies for creating a workplace culture that Millennials find appealing and motivating.

  • Which leadership techniques work with Millennials and which fall flat.

  • The best practices for preparing Millennials to advance up the organization and assume leadership roles.

  • Communication approaches that are effective for Keeping the Millennials engaged.

  • Creative new ways to market your organization to Millennials.

  • The best ways to prepare your organization to meet the Millennial challenge head on.
We talked to Millennials and asked them to reflect on their expectations in the workplace. See the videos now!


This is a great book and a MUST READ for anyone who wants to understand the young people who are now or will soon join the workforce. It’s one of the most useful, value-added books about the Millennial Generation.
~ Warren Bennis, Distinguished Professor of Management, University of Southern California, and author of On Becoming a Leader

Are you confused trying to understand the younger generation? Keeping the Millennials explores this fascinating generation raised with technology and the challenges they bring to the workplace. Read this great book and learn how to attract, hire and retain this dynamic new generation!
~ Marshall Goldsmith is the New York Times and Wall Street Journal #1 best-selling author of What Got You There Won’t Get You There and the recently published Succession: Are You Ready?

Keeping the Millennials is a lively and insightful book that's essential reading for every leader who aspires to enlist the hearts, minds, and spirits of a highly talented new generation that demands cool workplaces but is reluctant to make long-term commitments. Weaving together compelling cases and relevant research with illustrative examples and practical tips, Joanne Sujansky and Jan Ferri-Reed have written a balanced and INDISPENSABLE GUIDE to recruiting, retaining, and developing the workforce that will drive the future of our organizations and our economies.
~ Jim Kouzes Bestselling coauthor of The Leadership Challenge

I LOVE this book!!! It’s fresh as a ‘breaking news’ flash and as fun to read as your favorite blog! Definitely rates an ‘A+’ as timely, targeted and terrific. All managers will clearly see themselves and their employees in crisp new perspectives…and can easily latch on to precise tools to make their organization more competitive in a turbulent reality.
~ Morris Massey, Ph.D., creator of the What You Are Is… video training series,

Corporations are always concerned about return on investment. Drs. Sujansky and Ferri-Reed have made a clear case about the bottom-line value of keeping Millennials – and creating productive workplace cultures for all generations. This is a must read for anyone concerned about the retention of these key employees.
~ Jack Phillips, Ph.D. ROI Institute

The Millennials are coming!! In this important and timely work, you have the tips and tools that will assist you to more effectively acknowledge and appreciate the values, mores and culture of this growing element of our workforce. Based on the authors’ solid research, you will learn tested techniques to better understand Millennials and to create a more harmonious work environment. Take their advice and "just do it."
~ Edward E. Scannell, CMP, CSP Past National President, ASTD, MPI and NSA Coauthor: McGraw-Hill's Games Trainers Play series

The most successful organizations are those that achieve 'best in class' financial results while growing a vibrant culture built on trust and respect for individuals. Joanne and Jan have identified the priorities of the Millennials and have given us expert tools, advice and ideas to enable our organizations to be winners.
~ Bill Mills, VP - Human Resources GSK Consumer Healthcare North America

In my 34 years with the University I can certainly be a testament to the Millennials being unique. This is a "MUST READ" for not only corporate leaders but, also, coaches and educators. It’s filled with practical tips based on solid research.
~ Carol Sprague Senior Associate Athletic Director University of Pittsburgh

Any CEO who is searching for a competitive edge will find Keeping the Millennials to be THE BEST BOOK YET for attracting and retaining the most talented and brightest employees.
~ Mary Del Brady President & CEO RedPath Integrated Pathology, Inc.

Joanne and Jan hit the nail on the head! Not just the large companies but small businesses, too, are finding the same sense of bewilderment when dealing with the new grads. And the turnover has a huge impact on profitability. Bravo, Joanne & Jan!
~ Emil Scarano President Scarano, Trump, Adelsperger & Tucek

When I started to read this book, I couldn’t put it down. I know the importance of retaining high-performance employees who support patients and families at an extraordinary level of service. This book provides techniques and tools for understanding, managing and keeping this talented generation – and others as well. Thanks Joanne and Jan for this outstanding contribution to the field of leadership and talent management.
~ David Miles CEO The Children’s Institute


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