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5 Tips for Leading Millennials Take these steps to connect with the newest generation in the workforce.

By Rob Reuteman

This story appears in the March 2015 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Millennials aren't all that different from the generations before them, but knowing a bit more about their motivations and needs in the workplace can help your entire company succeed. Here's some advice:

Emphasize training and personal development.

Surveys show that Millennial workers rate training and development as an employee benefit three times higher than they rate cash bonuses. "Put your training program on steroids if you want to retain this group. It's money that is worthwhile to invest," says Amy Lynch of Nashville-based consulting firm Generational Edge.