The talent landscape is rapidly changing. Two talent populations are accounting for increased percentages of today’s graduates and workforce. Two talent populations are capturing both popular media and research attention: Women and Millennials.
Millennial Women: WHAT EXECUTIVES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MILLENNIAL WOMEN
This QUEST research project seeks to understand how organizations can become talent magnets for millennial women, and retain and advance them. QUEST interviewed executives and rising female stars at A.P. Moller Maersk, BlackRock, eBay, Fidelity, HubSpot, Philips, and RBC and supplemented these interviews with a survey of talent leaders and millennials at additional companies.
Millennial Women WHAT EXECUTIVES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MILLENNIAL WOMEN
BlackRock is the world’s largest asset management firm, with more than 12,000 professionals worldwide. BlackRock has launched two programs – Art of the Ask and MD Chats – that develop next generation women leaders. “What’s most powerful about these programs is that they have been created by women at BlackRock for women at BlackRock,” explains Kara Helander, Managing Director, BlackRock.
HubSpot was founded in 2006 in a one room office a block from the MIT campus. By the end of 2014, HubSpot had over US$115 million in annual revenue, more than 13,000 customers in 93 countries, and was trading under the ticker symbol HUBS on the New York Stock Exchange. HubSpot’s 785 employees, many of them millennials, thrive due to HubSpot’s unique culture. Here’s how HubSpot has become a millennial magnet and has achieved stellar business growth.