Cos Learn New Ways to Groom the Young and Restless NewGen
Encourage them to
pect with us and how they will have the opportunity to work with multiple technologies,” said Naina Agarwal, talent acquisition managerearly careers, Intuit India.
The company also focuses on showcasing its benefits package as a holistic one so that students realise that there’s much more to joining an organisation besides solely the compensation offered.
NetApp has its challenges too, with discipline topping the list. “Earlier, work from home was considered shamming the company. But now you can be productive from home too, since there are more options for communication,” said Anil Valluri, president of Netapp India. He said the company has had to change itself as per the changing needs of the younger employees.
At Synopsys, employees are told to self-regulate their social media usage. A third of Synopsys’ 2,400-plus employees are millennials. The company does not regulate or restrict social media usage among employees but fully expects them to be able to balance out their day.
But some team leaders say it is only a matter of getting used to to the millennial way, which isn’t necessarily incorrect. And that a balanced engagement between the two leads to a healthy work environment.
Today, conversations are less formal than ever before and companies have accepted that. Rattan Keswani, deputy managing director, Lemon Tree Hotels, says, “Informally, our manager and millennials must have the flexibility to understand which method works best for both of them.”