All Blog Posts Tagged 'Millennials' (15)

Training for Keeps: Retaining the Wandering Millennial

Ready or not, here the Millennials come. By 2025 it’s expected that Millennials will comprise a whopping 75% of the global workforce. If you’re not careful, you’re going to lose them fast. …

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 30, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

And Your SnapChats Disappear Too

No one really checks the Internet for my past stuff

But that was five years ago – I’m a different person now…

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Added by Steve Levy on June 3, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Stand Out with a Video Resume

Video resumes are becoming an extremely popular way to stand out from the crowd. They are easy to make, and they showcase a candidate’s creativity and tech skills. When used correctly, a good video resume can shoot you straight to the head of the pack.

We have embraced video to the fullest. Why read when you can watch! Over 1/3 of web traffic comes from …

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Added by Angela Yu on July 31, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

What You Need to Know Before Hiring Millennials

Millennials come with a few stereotypes. They are said to be lazy, self-centered and flighty. Obviously, generalizations like these don’t tend to hold up. Millennials are entering the workforce in mass. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, today, …

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Added by Angela Yu on July 11, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Landing College Talent with Video Interviewing

small__6761027605 These younger candidates are looking for technology, flexibility and guidance in their candidate experience. You can offer them all of the above with video interviewing. In fact, quite often, this new generation of workers will choose these things over monetary compensation. Attracting talent, means knowing what they're looking for.

Lure Them In…

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Added by Angela Yu on June 18, 2013 at 2:02pm — No Comments

The Millennial Mindset

Millennials are entering the workforce by greater numbers than ever before. Businesses are looking for ways to recruit top talent, including those who are recent college graduates. As businesses and startups look for ways to recruit high-quality candidates from GenY, they should take a look at the mindset of Millennials to gain better insight into the aspects of their business they should sell to those sought after applicants. A Spring 2013 …

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Added by Erica Bell on May 28, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

4 Tips to Perfect the Millennial Candidate Experience

The time to start attracting top Millennials, a.ka. Gen-Y, to your organization starts with the candidate experience. Developing a standard process aimed towards keeping Gen-Y candidates informed and aware of your jobs and employer brand cements a positive reputation vis-à-vis the company. Understanding…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 29, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Enhance The Candidate Experience By Improving Your Careers Website

The relationship between corporate recruiters and candidates has witnessed a shift in the information available to the two parties. The widening use of the Internet, particularly social media, has opened up access to data on both sides, ushering in an age of transparency and a heightened potential of mutual communication. In other words, candidates are now in a better position to take the initiative and interact with organizations. This means that corporate recruiters have to step up…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 27, 2012 at 9:12am — No Comments

Not Your Typical Millennial

By this time, we’ve all heard about the Millennial generation or Gen Y.  We know about Helicopter Parents (or worse, Blackhawk parents), entitlement issues, and the fact that they’re all what we’d consider “digital natives.”  Yep – Gen Y has never known the world without the internet.  We’re different than any other generation.  Yes, you heard me right.  We.  I’m a Millennial too. …

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Added by Kirk Baumann on October 4, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Millennial Momentum: Required Reading for Corporate America...and the Rest of Us

Cross-posted to The Green Suits:

 

Aided by my wonderful but eye-straining Kindle for Android app I read Millennial Momentum, Morley Winograd’s and Mike Hais’ great new book about the U.S.’s Millennial Generation.

 

The Millennials (otherwise known as the “Gen Y” cohort) are Americans born between 1982 and 2001. Milllennials stand in stark contrast to the Baby Boomers and Gen Xers that preceded them; they…

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Added by Dan Smolen on September 19, 2011 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

We Owe Them Their Dreams

Cross-posted to The Green Suits: Happy after Labor Day.

 

Children across the U.S. returned to school and their parents went back to work--or went back to work looking for work (or additional work).

 

Today at breakfast I looked across the…

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Added by Dan Smolen on September 6, 2011 at 9:30pm — 6 Comments

HIRING GENERATION Y SERIES: STEP FOUR – PRESCREENING RESUMES FROM THE ME GENERATION

by Traci K and BrightMove Staffing Software and Recruiting Software



Sifting through resumes might be the least favorite task of any given recruiter.  It’s difficult not to review each resume while at the same time resisting that voice in your head critiquing each one.  Thoughts such as, “Oooh, I would not have put that on the resume”,…

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Added by Michael Brandt on May 11, 2011 at 12:10am — No Comments

HIRING GENERATION Y SERIES: STEP FIVE – INTERVIEWING MILLENNIALS

by Traci K and BrightMove Staffing Software and Recruiting Software at http://www.brightmove.com



Entitlement and informality are the words of the day. When you begin to understand the interview process for Generation Y candidates, these words may be circling in your mind as the reputation of today’s young professionals precedes them. Standard questions are bound to produce surprising responses, especially if you haven’t got a clue what you’re… Continue

Added by Michael Brandt on May 11, 2011 at 12:09am — No Comments

HIRING GENERATION Y SERIES: STEP SIX – TRAINING YOUR NEW HIRES

by Traci K and BrightMove Staffing Software and Recruiting Software

The inevitability of the changing workforce dynamic is that, at some point or another, members of Generation Y are going to be a part of it. Whether currently on board or getting ready to start, Millennial employees require the enactment of new strategies to attract, train, and retain them. They are motivated differently, they learn differently, and they have different needs than any generation preceding them. Figuring out… Continue

Added by Michael Brandt on May 11, 2011 at 12:08am — No Comments

Technology Toolkit: Brazen Careerist

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It is no secret that the Millennial Generation is extremely dependant on technology and have integrated it into all aspects of their lives. That being said, it should come as no surprise that the Millennials utilize technology to network and search for jobs.



Millennials realize that it is no longer enough to polish their resume when it's time to look for a new job. Millennials are actively seeking to make connections… Continue

Added by Richard Bottner on October 2, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

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