One of the biggest challenges that workplace leaders have today is making a company culture that EVERYONE loves.
Not just Millennials.
So I put together one of our “Millennial Minute” videos answering questions around how you can create a work environment that Millennials will thrive in … and everyone else doesn’t hate 🙂
1. Host Pancake Breakfasts
Who doesn’t love pancakes?
Weekly team breakfasts or lunches are great ways to bring the company together. Doing something fun (and tasty) not only rewards employees, it gets them out from behind their desks and puts them in front of each other.
This not only increases camaraderie, it fosters communication.
2. Install Messaging Software
When talking faster is better.
Most organizations have some sort of messaging software of choice–whether it is Skype, or Slack or Google Messenger…great companies know that their employees need to be in constant communication.
These apps can be great for creating community too. Remember that Millennials want to be friends with their coworkers (and their boss), so provide common sense rules around how and why to use these awesome tech hacks.
3. Lunch and Learns
Share the brilliance of your team.
Lunch and Learns are great ways for your team to learn and grow.
Personal development is huge for Millennials … especially when they get to learn from each other. Host regular Lunch and Learns where the team comes up with the agenda and shares the strategies, technology or processes that they believe will benefit the group.
What other ways have you seen companies create Millennial-friendly environments…without breaking the bank?
To your success,