Thursday, February 23, 2017

How Entrepreneurs Can Attract And Retain Talented Millennials Who Prioritize Health - FORBES

by Melissa Thompson 
Originally published: February 20, 2017

It’s no secret that as a society we’re more conscious about our health than ever before. While technology may not always be our ally in allowing us time to get to the gym -- interminable conference calls, Skype chats and emails -- we do have greater access to information. Millennials are more aware than their parents were about the dangers of smoking and drinking. We know the types of food we should avoid and that CARBS is a four-letter word. We also know that working in an uninspiring or toxic environment can be detrimental to our health.

Harmful workplace factors include: having unsupportive colleagues, an excessively demanding boss, or suffering constant ill-treatment increases risk of heart disease, depression and high blood pressure. These undesirable conditions are not exactly the perks you look for during a job hunt.