In today's digital technology based world, employers must focus on hiring talent with experience in computer systems, social media, mobile and more in order to stay ahead of the competition within their industry. In this eBook, we'll show you how to not only recruit millennials, but also familiarize yourself with their needs as employees. We'll look at:
What Makes This Generation So Different?
Before I delve into information about millennials and what they truly want from their careers, I have to wonder what the big deal is when it comes to this generation specifically. Ever since the solid “nine-to-five” career became commonplace in the lives of Americans, older employees and executives have been complaining (and have been quite confused) about the younger generations entering the workforce.
When the Baby Boomer generation began to graduate college and apply their way into their first jobs, the “Mature” or “Silent” generation that existed before them were rolling their eyes, claiming how lazy, unmotivated and selfish the young candidates and employees were. The same impressions were made on Baby Boomers as they hired Gen Xers, and the trend continues today and will continue far into the future.
All in all, every older generation that has matured within the workplace sees younger professionals as naive, narcissistic, stubborn...the list goes on.