What Millennials Want Who are the millennials? There’s some debate around the exact start and end date, but Pew Research defines millennials as anyone born from 1982 to 1997. So in 2017, it’s anyone that’s 20 to 36 years old. By 2020, millennial employees will account for 50 percent of the global workforce, according to PwC. As more millennials enter the workforce, it’s important to understand what makes them tick and how to keep them engaged and happy at work. To see what millennials look for in a job, what makes them stay, and more, check out our infographic below. Christy Smith As SVP of Corporate HR for Aureon and SVP of Aureon Staffing, Smith is responsible for developing and implementing world-class strategic and operational human resource systems. These attract and retain the top talent in our industries necessary to ensure that Aureon delivers its service delivery promises to its clients. She has more than 20 years of experience developing and leading HR strategies and systems, yet she joined the Aureon family since 2014. She is a graduate of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute, a member of the 2004 Des Moines Business Record 40 Under 40 Class and a member of the Society for Human Resource Professionals. Christy earned a degree in journalism with emphasis in public relations from the University of Kansas. She also received a Juris Doctorate Degree with Honors from Drake University.