Welcome to Next Generation Rockstars!

The Next Generation Rockstars™ Podcast (formerly known as Millennial Rockstars) centers around the idea of attracting, retaining and engaging the next generation of talent rockstars (both millennials and Gen Z). Conversations with rockstar guests on the realities of recruiting and retaining rockstar talent.

17: Attracting Millennials with Company Culture

By Amanda Hammett | October 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Company culture is a buzzword that is tossed around constantly especially where millennials are concerned. However, creating a culture that attracts and retains millennials is a lot harder than you may think. Forest Shoults is an Outside Sales Representative at EJ (Promoted). EJ is a company based in East Jordan, Michigan. The company is a […]

16: Developing Millennials as a Corporate Strategy

By Amanda Hammett | October 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Millennial expectations of the workplace versus the realities are often misaligned. Hear about how 2 millennial rockstars have found a company culture that brings out and develops the best in each of them. Ashleigh Skuse is a Director of Inside Sales – Enterprise – North America at Veeam Software. While Stephanie Gilbert is the Enterprise […]

15: Developing Millennials through Empowerment

By Amanda Hammett | October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
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As an expert on millennials and the next generation of workers, I am often asked how do you motivate millennials? Many times, the answer is far easier than you think. Millennials are attracted to companies and leaders who value mentorship and empowerment. Katie Kirschner is a Client-obsessed, Data-led, Results-Oriented Strategy, Marketing + Communications Executive at […]

14: Millennial Friendly Workplace Culture

By Amanda Hammett | September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Building a millennial friendly workplace is many times the goal, but rarely done well. Building that kind of environment along with a leadership structure that encourages and empowers millennials to grow is even more difficult. Today Illinois rockstars with Nia Tate’s and Katie Rose Postelle. Nia Tate is a Digital Marketing Project Coordinator while Katie […]

13: Building Loyalty Among Millennial Employees

By Amanda Hammett | September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
Featuring Eric Welken on Millennial Rockstar

Loyalty in the workforce today is almost unheard of…especially among millennial employees. Yet, some companies manage to do it and do it well. For many millennials, company loyalty is where they want to be, but in order to do that…they must feel that the company is loyal to them as well. This particular episode showcases […]

12: Motivating Millennial Employees

By Amanda Hammett | September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
featuring Morgan J. Ingram

How do you motivate millennial employees? That is a question I get all the time. Fortunately, this episode goes into detail about motivating millennial employees. Guest, Morgan J. Ingram is such a motivated millennial that he created a youtube video that shared the tips he used to get himself promoted. That video would eventually lead […]

11: Millennials: Where Passion Meets Drive

By Amanda Hammett | September 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Featuring Rakhi Voria

Every company realizes the importance and impact of the millennial generation. And every company wants to hire ROCKSTAR millennials. But at the end of the day, is your workplace culture truly one in which millennials can be successful? Rakhi Voria is a Director at IBM Global Digital Sales | Forbes Contributor | Speaker ~ Passionate […]

10: Creating Loyalty Among Millennial Employees

By Amanda Hammett | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
featuring Maria Banjo

How do you create loyalty among millennial employees? And why are millennials not automatically loyal employees? Disloyal and lacking empathy are two ways millennials are often described. However, after meeting Maria O. Banjo you may need to revisit those descriptions. Maria is a DeKalb Co Elder Abuse prosecutor. Which means she spends all day, every […]

09: The Longterm Value of Hiring Millennials Right the 1st Time

By Amanda Hammett | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
featuring JW Kiser

Hiring Millennials is not like hiring employees from other generations. All too often companies wait until they are desperate to fill a position before they begin to seriously recruit for it. By then, they are willing to accept the first person whose resume says they fulfill that need. But if you are hiring millennials, they […]

08: Fighting the Millennial Imposter Syndrome for Career Growth

By Amanda Hammett | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
featuring Janet Hart

Millennials as a generation of kids grew up hearing they could do anything they set their minds to. Now they are questioning that ability. Now millennials are facing the Impostor Syndrome especially at work and it is affecting their career growth and trajectory. Meet a millennial rockstar who has successfully used mentors and colleagues to […]