by Oliver Staley
Originally published: September 19, 2017
Millennials, the conventional wisdom holds, value diversity and seek it out when applying for jobs.
Or maybe not.
In a July survey, just 2% of interns at EY—the accounting and consulting firm formerly called Ernst & Young—said they prioritized a company’s reputation for diversity and inclusion when looking for an employer. It trailed other factors like opportunities for growth and advancement, selected by 84%; flexibility (59%); and parental leave benefits (16%).