The generation born between 1985 and 2000, known as Millennials. has recently surpassed Boomers as the largest age demographic in the workforce. They’re a unique generation with unique expectations of their employers.
If you’re hiring Millennials, you need to prepare for what experts refer to as the “job-hopping” generation. If you want to add Millennials to your team. You need to adapt your hiring approach to attract the most talented prospects.
Why You Should Hire Millennials
Millennials offer a unique skill set. Here are five reasons why you should be hiring them!
They’re Natural at Digital Marketing – Millennials are often criticized for spending too much time on social media, but the fact is, they use it to communicate more than any other generation. This makes them naturals when it comes to digital marketing. Want to grow your online busness? Task it to a Millennial and watch it happen!
Highly Educated and Tech Savvy – The best-educated generation in history, they’re the first generation to have grown up with technology since birth. They possess a detailed knowledge of all things tech, from designing and building websites to cyber security.
Motivated Team Players – Millennials value collaboration and are self-directed team players that cherish working on group projects.
Culturally Active and Socially Aware – Millennials are the most involved generation since Boomers. If your company is involved in public service projects, get your Millennials team members involved and watch them shine.
A New Approach – To grow your business today you need to recruit members who view problems as opportunities. Millennials offer a fresh perspective that can foster innovation.
According to recent demographic studies, Millennials will grow to be 46% of the workforce by 2020. If you’re ready to embrace this unique generation, they can help you to build a highly-motivated, educated, tech savvy workforce that will grow your business into the future!