Can't seem to keep your millennial employees engaged at work? It may be because of one of these 5 reasons.
More than 1/3 of the United States workforce is now between the ages of 18 to 34, indicating millennials have now surpassed Generation X to represent the largest share of the American workforce. Unfortunately, today's business leaders are not well-equipped to deal with the mindset and motivations of this new generation.
But some companies have figured it out and know how to maximize the unique talents and needs of millennials. Infusionsoft, a small business email service provider located in Chandler, Arizona, is ranked as one of the "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Forbes. Game rooms and snacks are only part of the equation. The employees at Infusionsoft report enjoying a fun and cooperative work environment, feel that they are genuinely appreciated for their contributions, and also have the ability to take time off work when needed.
Unfortunately, too many companies simply assume what millennials want and barely scratch the surface when trying to recruit and keep them. Companies offer perks millennials simply don't value, while skimping on what does matter. This can create mass turnover for many companies. To stem the flow of quality employees leaving your organization, here are five reasons your millennial employees are quitting--and what to do about it. Read more at INC.com