Millennials are already starting to dominate the workforce over the past few years. In the US, Millennials have now overtaken Baby Boomers and Gen Xers as the largest generation in today’s workforce. By 2025, Millennials are expected to take up 75% of the US workforce according to Forbes.
Millennials are not only instilling a fresh and youthful appeal into the current job market, but they’re also bringing new perspectives, values, and expectations in the workforce of the new generation.
The Millennial generation had come of age at a time when there were huge technological revolutions, globalization, and worldwide economic recessions. While they might share similar values with the previous generation, they also have needs and priorities that are distinctly their own.
Millennials are known to be smart, tech-savvy, connected, and driven workers. They will surely enhance the workplace with fresh ideas and out-of-the-box solutions if your organization is deemed to be a good fit for them. The Millennial generation has totally embraced the motto of working to live instead of living to work.
In order to recruit and retain top talent in the Millennial market, recruitment firms need to take a more proactive role in understanding this new generation of workers.
This 2019, recruiters need to learn how to successfully recruit the crème de la crème of the Millennial generation in today’s competitive candidate-driven market. This infographic will tell you all you need to know about the Millennial workforce:
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