Thursday, May 4, 2017

Why Millennials Seek More Than Office Snacks And Ping-Pong At Their Workplace - FORBES

by Zoya Biglary
Originally published: May 2, 2017

Millennials get it. They’re the newcomers in the workplace. They’re portrayed in media as flighty, spoiled kids whose main career motives are driven by the option to wear sweatpants and use a beanbag as a desk. I should know; I’m a millennial myself.

Turns out, they value more than office snacks and Ping-Pong.

Don’t get me wrong; I’m a fruit snack connoisseur and a reigning foosball champ. The perks offered at many startups are a great bonus. But that’s all they are; a bonus. Whether they’re part of founding teams or starting out at entry-level positions, millennials expect more.