Millennial Employees: Flight Risk for Companies

Source: J. Brandon Rigoni and Bailey Nelson, Gallup, Business Journal, August 25, 2016

Highlights:
– Technology drives millennials’ company research
– Understanding how millennials seek jobs is key to attracting them
– Companies need to actively promote their brands

….Six in 10 millennials say they’re open to different job opportunities, and only 50% plan to be with their company one year from now. For most companies, millennials are a “flight risk.”…
Related:
Millennial Job-Hoppers: What They Seek
Source: J. Brandon Rigoni and Amy AdkinsGallup, Business Journal, May 19, 2016
Highlights:
– Millennials don’t stay with their current company to find new roles
– They see jobs as steppingstones and growth opportunities
– Workplaces that are fun or encourage creativity are not a priority

…..Gallup asked workers how important particular attributes were to them when applying for new jobs. Among millennials, we discovered that the top five factors are:
– opportunities to learn and grow
– quality of manager
– quality of management
– interest in type of work
– opportunities for advancement……