1. PeoplesBank Retains Young Talent by Keeping Employees Engaged

    PeoplesBank Retains Young Talent by Keeping Employees Engaged

    t’s difficult to pigeonhole the Millennial generation — though many have tried — in terms of what they want in a job and a workplace.  But one recurring theme is a sense of purpose and meaning, one that goes beyond their list of duties. And on this front, employers are largely falling short.  In fact, according to a recent Gallup study, “How Millennials Want to Work and Live,” only about one-third of young professionals strongly agree that the mission or purpose of their organization makes them feel their job is important. And just 40% feel strongly connected to their company’s ...

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    1. As an employee, I feel appreciated, I feel heard, like my opinion actually matters.
    2. I'd say the biggest thing for me is connection to the community.
    3. We put a lot of energy into that effort, and we don't take it for granted.
    4. Everyone looks forward to Employee Fest; it's a week where the company kind of caters to you, but you also realize how everyone contributes to our success.
    5. Management here supports us and allows us to take time to develop our skills.
    6. I'm always surprised at the open doors to communication.
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