Millennials. This word has become quite the hot button topic over the last several years; every management team in America has likely Googled what to do with us as employees because we allegedly look for – if not demand – a completely new and different approach from our leaders. As the Talent Acquisition Manager here at SpyGlass, as well as being a Millennial myself, I have spent the last several months considering the topic of “corporate culture” and what it really means when you apply it to an organization.
As far as I am concerned, you can read all the articles you want (and I have attached one that I found particularly applicable), but one may not fully understand what culture means until they work at an organization that truly embodies the ideal culture for THEM as an individual. For the record, I don’t believe this to be unique to Millennials. I believe that culture is two-fold in the sense that a company must invest as much in their employees as the employees do in the company. What I can say, with certainty, is that SpyGlass has worked to develop a distinctive culture at our organization; one that emphasizes both employee development and an enjoyable environment. This means continuous training, coaching, and development, as well as promoting from within. However, this must be coupled with the ideal office environment – in our case it is very modern and creatively designed – and the opportunity to cultivate friendships outside office in the form of company outings or sport teams.
Anyone who is interested in learning more about our company culture or opportunities to join our team, please feel free to reach out to me… I am more than happy to discuss it with you. Finally, here is the article I promised, it’s a quick read but a good little piece for consideration as you continue your professional development: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ericadhawan/2015/04/13/how-to-engage-millennials-in-your-corporate-culture/#4b67d329b4ca