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Millennials rank workplace values — No. 1 might surprise you

Providing a healthy work-life balance is key
  • Statista released an infographic about millennial workers based on a study done by Deloitte.
  • According to the study, millennial workers are skeptical of traditional company structures since increasing profit seems to the only goal.
  • Companies that attract and retain millennials provide great work-life balance, opportunities to progress and flexible work hours.

When it comes to millennials, it seems like most of the conversation in real estate surrounds how to attract and keep younger clients through snazzy marketing, social media targeting and other tech tools.

But how can brokerages attract and keep would-be millennial agents? A new infographic from Statista based on a study from Deloitte may reveal the keys.

Work-life balance, leadership opportunities and flexibility

According to Deloitte’s study, millennial workers are disenchanted with the traditional corporate structure and often believe companies have nothing else in mind other than increasing their bottom line.

Companies that successfully keep millennial workers provide a healthy work-life balance, opportunities to progress or be leaders and allow flexible working hours.

Furthermore, Deloitte interviewed millennials around the world about their ideal employer, and here’s what they had to say:

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‘The most important values are honesty, reliability, and respect.’

 

‘Ensuring employees feel comfortable — that is a successful company; where people are free to perform their tasks and duties regardless of time and space.’

 

‘Important values include low staff turnover, quality of service or products, environmental protection, and employee satisfaction.’

 

‘Setting long-term goals that both improve the business and treat employees with respect and integrity.’

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