Let's Talk About Supporting Your Early-In-Career Employees
Early-in-career employees and recent college graduates are at a higher risk for loneliness than most employees, and may need your support. With 22-46% of new college graduates applying to jobs outside of their region of the United States, it is likely that many of your new hires have no existing community when they start their jobs. A 2023 Meta-Gallup survey found individuals ages 19-29 reporting the highest levels of loneliness, and the consequences can negatively affect your organization.
While loneliness leads to many negative mental and physical health effects, strong social connections can help your employees and organization in many ways:
Interested in partnering to support your early-in-career employees? Leave your contact information so we can get in touch.
Give Your Employees Healthy Experiences
Now, more than ever, your early-in-career employees need positive relationships. We help spark these friendships in fun, healthy weekend experiences.
About The Team
Our founder and CEO, Sam Moberly, started Social Spark as her senior project at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. After months of talking to early-in-career employees and understanding the problem, Social Spark grew to create a solution. Part of the inspiration came from Cal Poly's nationally recognized orientation program, which is so successful at helping college freshman in their social transition. With a unique engineer's spin on building friendships with processes and testing, Sam has helped our events evolve to focus on effectiveness and authenticity.
Since graduating in June of 2023, Sam has been working fulltime to lead the charge on combatting loneliness and inspiring meaningful connections. Social Spark works closely with the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and many other wonderful advisors and students. We also have a team of leaders, who are early-in-career individuals with a passion for connecting people.
What Participants are Saying
“It was so fun! It was really chill, cool people and [our leader] Arnav was a great leader keeping people engaged!”
East Bay Area
"I thought it was a lot of fun and we had a great time this weekend. Since we are new to the area it was great to meet people and see the things to do around the area. It was great to make some friends and meet some cool people that have similar interests."
San Luis Obispo
“Super fun, and a great opportunity to put yourself out there and meet new people who are also looking for new friends!
Hear About Developments
We are currently starting beta programs with companies committed to supporting their employees as they start their careers. Leave your email to stay connected as these develop!