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Best Practices for Supervising Millennials

#sxsw #manageGenY

This new group of workers, raised with technology and praise, brings a new set of expectations and demands. From leveraging interns and volunteers, to hiring younger workers, learning how to leaded and manage this generation effectively for increased productivity and retention is good business sense. Learn why this generation is unique, what research says about their workplace needs and what you can do to get the most out of their tenure in your organization.


Betsy Flanagan VP Social Media Strategy Wells Fargo

Betsy Flanagan is a Social Media Strategist at Wells Fargo Bank. Previously she has held positions at Wells Fargo in Online Sales and Marketing, Internet Strategy, and Investor Relations. Outside of Wells Fargo, Betsy founded Startup Studio, a podcast featuring her interviews with some of the world’s most innovative entrepreneurs, including the founders of Southwest Airlines, Meebo, Feedburner, and ZipRealty, among others. Startup Studio has been distributed via San Jose Mercury News, the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business, chambers of commerce and Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Betsy was a Wealth Manager at DLJ, where she advised company founders who had recently sold or taken their companies public. Betsy also founded and sold Georgetown Tutors (now Georgetown Learning Centers,, a college prep tutoring center. Betsy has an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business and an A.B. in anthropology, cum laude, from Harvard College.

Jennifer Selke Faculty UC Berkeley

Dr. Jennifer H. Selke is a Licensed Educational Psychologist from U.C. Berkeley specializing in employee retention, job satisfaction, and job tenure. Specifically, how employers can provide the optimal setting so staff can be productive and retained. She also works with individuals to help them find the best fit in a workplace when looking for a job or career. For the last 18 years Jennifer has run a large summer camp employing over 125 young people each summer. About ninety percent of the staff are between the ages of fourteen and twenty-four. In addition, she consults with companies who are developing and managing interns and young staff. In her spare time she has a private practice assessing and teaching social skills teens with Asperger’s, Autism, ADHD, and Learning Disabilities. Jennifer is on the faculty in the U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Education & is affiliated with the Berkeley Center for New Media.

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