Company culture is more important than ever. It’s not that company culture was ever unimportant, but it’s quickly proving to be a “must-have” rather than a “nice-to-have.”
For the first time in history, millennials have become the largest generational cohort in the U.S. workforce, with almost 54 million making up the labor force. Millennials aren’t from outer space, but they did grow up in a different setting from previous generations, which contributes to the shifting priorities that we’re seeing in the workforce today.
Consider my grandfather, who presented me a gold watch that signified his 25 years of service at the same company. His generation and my parents’ generation had to navigate the labor force in the wake of the Great Depression and World War II. Therefore, I, along with the majority of my peers, was told that job security was the most important element when considering a career. Read full article here