2016 Cone Communications Millennial Employee Engagement Study

Millennials are becoming a force to be reckoned with in the workplace. This group is the largest generation in the workforce and, by 2020, will make up 50% of the employees in the United States. But don’t think it’s business as usual –Millennials are coming to work seeking greater purpose and involvement in their company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitments. Whatever their job description may say, they want to know they are making a difference and they expect their employers to show them the way.

Key Findings Include:

64% of Millennials consider a company’s social and environmental commitments when deciding where to work

64% won’t take a job if a company doesn’t have strong corporate social responsibility (CSR) values

83% would be more loyal to a company that helps them contribute to social and environmental issues (vs. 70% U.S. average)

88% say their job is more fulfilling when they are provided opportunities to make a positive impact on social and environmental issue

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