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.

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 […]

07: How to Hire a Millennial Rockstar

By Amanda Hammett | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
featuring Danny Schneider

How do you hire millennial rockstars? Every company goes into the hiring process hoping to find a millennial rockstar. Unfortunately, most of the time they simply find someone who can do the job. But what if the aim became more to find the “right” person instead of any person? In this episode, you’ll learn about […]

06: The Value of Millennial Mentorship

By Amanda Hammett | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
featuring Jordan Donovan

Mentoring Millennials is regarded in corporate America as a “nice” thing to do, but often is overlooked in the controlled chaos. However for millennials, mentorship is a way to help them translate what they learned in college into real world experience. But the benefits of mentoring millennials does not end there. Studies have proven that […]

05: Why Early Career Mentoring is Critical to Long Term Success for Millennials

By Amanda Hammett | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
featuring Anna Turner

Mentoring Millennials is now more important than ever. The fate of our economy is focused on the transfer of knowledge from older generations to the millennial and gen z generations. That transfer of knowledge can easily be passed from Baby Boomers and Gen X’ers through mentoring millennials and Gen Z’s. A good mentor relationship is […]

04: Why Communication is KEY to Building a Strong Millennial Team

By Amanda Hammett | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
featuring Caterina Malerba

Communicating with millennials is the key to success on any team. Learning to communicate with millennials and all other generations take special skills. This Millennial Rockstar, Caterina Malerba has built her career on making herself the go-to person for everything from team communications, to project management, problem solving and everything in between. Caterina Malerba is […]

03: Moving Your Career Forward Through Face to Face Conversations

By Amanda Hammett | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
featuring Rachel Gerrald

Career Growth as a millennial can be frustrating and tough. Not to mention, millennials have a reputation for avoiding face-to-face conversations. Millennial Rockstar, Rachel Gerrald shares with us how she used face-to-face conversations to get more opportunities and career growth. Rachel Gerrald is the Internal Auditor at Valvoline. Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) is a leading […]

02: Millennials: the Quest for Learning and Making an Impact

By Amanda Hammett | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
featuring Cindy Hancock

Educating millennials doesn’t end once they leave college and head into the workforce. Their quest for knowledge is unrivaled. But how do employers harness the quest for knowledge and educating millennials to their benefit? Millennial Rockstar, Cindy Hancock, shares with us how she went from having a masters in Chemistry to leading an operations team […]