The Next Generation of Employee


The Millennial generation, also known as Generation Y, is defined by work-life balance, multi-tasking, and an integration of technology in all parts of life. Millennial employees are motivated by relationships, and thus benefit from being managed differently than other generations.

This presentation will focus on Millennial employees’ motives and values. What drives Millennial employees and how can employers tap into their strengths? How can employers effectively communicate with and manage Millennial employees while guiding Millennials to do their very best?

Originally presented on November 13, 2012, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Lecture Presenter

Adam Bidegary, M.B.A., M.S.

Adam Bidegary, M.B.A., M.S.

Technical Supervisor, Specimen Processing Training
ARUP Laboratories

Adam Bidegary is currently a Technical Supervisor for Specimen Processing at ARUP Laboratories. He has 11 years of laboratory experience with 6 years of direct laboratory management. While working full-time at ARUP, Adam has received a Master’s of Business Administration, a Master’s in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Along with his management responsibilities related to specimen processing and training, Adam has gained expertise in employee performance, error management, motivation, leadership development, and process design and re-design.


After this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the Millennial generation, including Millennials’ motivations and strengths.
  • Explain what motivates Millennial employees in a way that speaks to them.
  • List methods for managing Millennial employees in the most effective way possible.

Sponsored by:

University of Utah School of Medicine, and ARUP Laboratories