Monday, November 14, 2016

Why Big Companies Should Act Small To Attract Millennials - FORBES

by Wes Gay
Originally published: November 14, 2016
Publisher: Forbes.com 

Employee engagement is one of the biggest challenges in the American workforce. Earlier this year a Gallop survey indicated only 29% of millennials are engaged at work, which is the lowest percentage among any generation.

Companies try to increase engagement with benefits like paternity leave and a better coffee experience. But what can a company do within its culture to increase engagement, creativity, and even revenue?

Many companies-including global brands like IBM, eBay, and Facebook-focus on developing an “intrapreneur” culture. An intrapreneur brings the creativity and drive often associated with startups to larger, established companies.