Veterans United Home Loans
has been named one of the country’s “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2019,” coming in at number 11, in a list was compiled by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE. Veterans United, with corporate offices in Columbia, Mo; Lenexa, Kan.; and Irving, Texas, specializes in helping veterans use their VA home loan benefit to achieve the dream of homeownership. Veterans United has nearly 2,700 employees nationwide, of which more than 1,800 are Millennials.
“Our employees foster a work environment that promotes opportunities for friendship, growth and success across generations,” said Dr. Amanda Andrade, Veterans United Chief People Officer. “Having a collective mission to enhance lives provides us with unity and common goals that include serving our Veterans and their families, our communities and each other.”
The ranking considered feedback representing over 4.5 million employees working at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the team. Rankings are based on employees’ feedback and reward companies who best include all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization.
“Millennials today face a unique set of challenges both in and out of the workplace, ranging from cumbersome student loans to a lack of trust in their management,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “The Best Workplaces on this list have created a greater sense of fairness, collaboration, and professional development for Millennials. These positive experiences empower them to bring their full potential to the workplace and the world.”