The way forward to engaging Millennials in the public sector
Passionate, innovative, and highly skilled Millennials have so much to offer. But compared to generations before, there are fewer of them taking their talents to the public sector. As we watch the Baby Boom generation and the public service age together, it becomes clear that Millennials are a critical piece of the puzzle for modernizing the public sector to better meet the changing needs of citizens. The ‘golden age’ in public service that Treasury Board President Scott Brison has called for will become a distant dream if governments do not foster the environment necessary to attract, retain, and nurture the skills Millennials bring to the workforce.