Perceptions about millennial workers within the construction and engineering sector being lazy and disloyal are inaccurate and wrong, according to an American report which may yield useful insights for employers in Australia.

In the report, North Carolina based management consulting outfit FMI says millennials – otherwise known as ‘Generation Y’ and referring to those born between 1980 and 2000 – were often misunderstood, including those who work in engineering and construction. Based upon survey responses and interviews with more than 400 individuals…