Are the millennials at your office the major advocates and drivers of change? Don’t let them wait for you to catch up! Currently, more than 1/3 of working millennials say they aren’t “emotionally and psychologically attached to their workplace.” Drive the culture change from the top with these helpful insights.
HEADLINE: Millennials are the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, and rapidly growing.
More than 1/3 of Americans workers are millennials.
50% of the U.S workforce with be millennials by 2020
%75 of the global workforce will be comprised of millennials by 2025.
THAT’S IN 7 YEARS Y’ALL.
HEADLINE: A flexible working environment is a top priority.
85% of millennials globally report their employers DO offer flexible work arrangements
39% of millennials globally categorize their work environment as “highly flexible”
HEADLINE: Millennials depend on multiple devices daily (if not hourly) and move fluidly working from different devices during projects.
Millennials use 3 devices on average at work
HEADLINE: Millennials care deeply about CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and will help build brand awareness for responsible company’s.
75% of Millennials would take a pay cut to work for a responsible company
76% of Millennials want to share information about their employers on personal social media channels.
“Millennials view social media as a place to curate and share content that reflects their values – and this generation is enthusiastic about showing how their work is making an impact in the world,” said Alison DaSilva, executive vice-president of CSR Research & Insights at Cone Communications.
HEADLINE: What do millennials lack at work? Glad you asked!
With 71% of millennial respondents saying “workplace design & environment: is as or more important that geography, this is an important piece of the puzzle.
65% of millennials claim to have offices with no environmentally friendly programs in place.
75% of millennials complain about lack of nursing rooms for new moms.
When prioritizing on-site benefits, Millennials identify:
#1: healthy food & drinks
#2: areas to gather and decompress
#3: fitness and health center initiatives
HEADLINE: Configuring for Innovation
If you want innovation, you have to create an environment that encourages it.