Job Search Tip of the Week #38 (2018)
Caressa Moy | September 17, 2018 | 9:00 am
What Keeps Millennials From Job-Hopping?
Last week’s Job Search Tip of the Week (“How to Make it as a Millennial”) consisted of tips for Millennials on how to overcome the three most common negative Gen Y and Gen Z stereotypes to be more appealing to hiring managers.
However, employers mustn’t forget that the hiring process is a two-way street, especially considering nearly half of the U.S. labor force is expected to be comprised of Millennials by 2020. In order to maintain their competitive edge, employers must adapt themselves for this imminent technological and cultural change to the workforce. So whether you’re a hiring manager or a job seeker, read on to learn more how to find the employee/company you’ll want to stick with.
Millennials: They’re young, tech-savvy, highly educated, and eager to try out their skills in the corporate world. But most are also lacking real-world experience — something some employers are afraid to offer thanks to this generation’s reputation for job-hopping. How can employers attract and keep these valuable workers? What are Millennials looking for in potential employers?
Millennials are often thought of as high “flight risks.” According to a recent study by the US Labor Department, the average 25-year old has already worked 6.3 jobs. Figures like this one can scare off employers who worry about investing resources to hire and train candidates, only to watch them walk out the door.
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