Millennials Are Still Gender-Sensitive at Work
Millennials are changing the workplace, but old habits die hard. While gender discussions at work often revolve around wage equality or leadership opportunities, it seems that the boy’s club and girl’s club mentality follows even the youngest professionals into the workplace. Two-thirds of millennial women and 72% of men prefer to work with people of their own gender.
Millennials: Birds of a Feather
In a wide-ranging exploration that polled more than 8,000 millennials around the world, Qualtrics discovered that adults born between 1982 and 1997 still see stark gender splits in the workplace. Perhaps acknowledging the “boy’s club” mentality, 52% of women don’t have a preference about their boss’s gender, but 60% of men do.
But there’s always a silver lining: Men and women alike brighten right up when asking for advice. Millennial men (68%) and women (64%) are similarly likely to ask a more senior woman for advice in the workplace.
Find out more about how millennials approach the workplace, and life, at the Qualtrics Millennial Study.