With Millennials now being over half of the workforce, what Millennials want in the workplace should not be a mystery. However, thousands of companies spend millions of dollars in research and marketing dollars in order to figure out what Millennials really want. Whether that be for products, a service, or what they want in a company, organizations continue to puzzle over the Millennial enigma-like mindset.
As a Millennial, I also find a lot of variance in the answers for what Millennials want. More specifically, Millennials, depending on what generation source you reference, spans over 15 years . Hence, by sheer volume, there is going to be dramatic variance making the question difficult to answer concisely. With that said, this article will be extremely high level, looking at the newer trends that have manifested during the years where Millennials have started to enter the workforce.
By becoming aware of these values and trends, you will be able to separate yourself from other companies and attract the younger talent away from competing organizations.
Note: I don’t agree with this list that all companies should adopt these ideas. These are combined from my research and findings of what Millennials typically look for in an occupation.