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.

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 […]

01: Understanding Millennials

By Amanda Hammett | July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments
Understanding Millennials

Understanding Millennials seems to be a difficult mountain to climb for many people.  Millennials are often seen as lazy and entitled employees, But what if you could meet millennial employees who are NOTHING like the stereotype? What if you could meet millennial employees who are smart, motivated, productive and engaged every single day at work. […]

How to Start a Firestorm

By Amanda Hammett | January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

I must admit, I did not set out to start a fire storm.  But apparently, I did. You see, I published an article on Huffington Post on How Parents are Sabotaging Their Own Kids.  It was purely from my own observations and interactions in the various areas of my career.  It was not meant to […]