Millennials now outnumber Gen Xers in the American workplace. According to data from Pew Research, they constitute more than one-third of all U.S. employees, and by 2025 they will make up 44% of the national workforce. Facebook holds the distinction of being the first Fortune 500 company to be founded and led by a Millennial, and we pride ourselves on having built a workplace that is designed by and for this generation. So what does it take to attract and retain Millennial talent?
Through employee surveys conducted over the past seven years, we’ve found that Millennials’ wants and needs are strikingly similar to those of colleagues from different generations. They’re looking for jobs that give them a sense of fulfillment or meaning, allow them to be authentic and play to their strengths, offer opportunities for learning and growth, and empower them to take initiative.
Read all about it at https://hbr.org/2015/12/what-facebook-knows-about-engaging-millennial-employees/