Helpful articles on key Millennial topics:

Attracting, engaging and retaining the right Millennials for your business.

How to Attract Millennials to Your Company

Jessica Thiefels, January 14, 2019
Millennials actively seek meaningful, fulfilling work and many prioritize meaningful work over higher pay. Make sure your recruiting process communicates your company’s purpose, along with other attractive benefits, like general flexibility, working from home, and clear career paths.

 

How Companies Can Change Their Culture to Attract (and Retain) Millennials

Sammi Caramela, February 12, 2018
Not all companies are concerned about appealing the Millennial generation, leading to high turnover rates. According to Gallup, this costs the U.S. economy $30.5 billion annually. Many millennials prefer a traditional office setting, but value flexibility and work-life balance. They are good team collaborators  and like the freedom to accomplish their tasks, but in a culture where teams work together. Recruitment messaging should reflect these attributes if your company offers them.

How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation

Lindsay McGregor and Neel Doshi
Nov. 25, 2015
Academics have studied why people work for nearly a century, but a major breakthrough happened in the 1980s when professors Edward Deci and Richard Ryan from the University of Rochester distinguished the six main reasons why people work. We built on their framework and adapted it for the modern workplace. The six main reasons people work are: play, purpose, potential, emotional pressure, economic pressure, and inertia.

Don’t Mistake A Fake Culture For the Real Thing

Scott Beilke, January 28, 2019
How to not fall into thinking free coffee, colorful walls and friendly managers are enough to check the culture box. Its more – true beliefs and unwritten rules that can only be “seen” by everyday actions. Millennials are extra sensitive to culture so it’s important to focus on true culture to attract and retain the best of this generation. Ask them what’s important – you might be surprised.

 

Is the HP Way still relevant today?

James Stanier, August 12, 2018
HP’s key value was treating everyone with trust and respect. In this day of downsizing and scarce resources, these “free” benefits might be the key to strengthening a culture to make employees feel more engaged and want to stay longer.

 

10 easy wins to boost employee engagement

John McNamara, December 21, 2018
Here are 10 easy wins to boost employee engagement, designed to get more engaged after the holidays – but good advice anytime! create positive experiences, shake things up a little, and get employees back into the swing of things.

 

Redefining the C-Suite: Business the Millennial Way

A survey presented  by American Express, regarding corporate social purpose (“double bottom line”) which is one of the things that attracts, engages and retains strong purpose-minded Millennials.

 

Millennials and Cybercrime

San Francisco Bay Area law firm, Hogan Injury, shares ways to protect from Cybercrimes.
Millennials are among the top victims of Cybercrime, sharing passwords, being lax with third party apps, and with a tendency to use public wi-fi networks for online transactions.