Tag: millennials

The Coming Talent Battle in Financial Services: Hiring Millennials and Gen Z

This post was originally published on this site Millennials and Generation Z are now nearly half of U.S. population, which presents recruitment challenges for banks and insurance firms. With recruiting, onboarding, and talent management best practices changing alongside new generational demands and digital transformation, financial services leadership must adjust or face dimmer hiring prospects.  Despite doom and gloom, there is guidance in this time of…

Have You Engaged Your Millennials Today?

I encountered an employee of the Millennial persuasion in the copy room in a state of panic. He was working feverishly to reduce and scan a near mural-size floor plan that had been requested by an executive who sat two floors above ASAP.  He was having trouble figuring out how to reduce and email the document expeditiously. With each passing moment, he became more…

Millennials Are Obsessed with Branding. Use It to Your Advantage.

It’s no secret that millennial candidates care about much more than just collecting a bigger paycheck when looking for a new gig. These young professionals (who now make up the largest segment of the U.S. workforce) crave a sense of purpose in their work, both in their day-to-day job and the causes their employers support, even more than past generations. In fact, one-third of…

The Millennial’s Job Board Buys Again

Seven years ago a job site for female millennials launched. It was called The Daily Muse. Fast forward to now – there was a name change (The Muse), an injection of $30 million, massive growth, and voila! The site now employs 120 people and attracts 75 million users. Oh, and it’s not just for women now – it’s for all young professionals.

Yes, Millennials May be Job Hoppers, But There’s a Good Reason For That

It shouldn’t come as any great surprise, but according to Gallup, Millennials aren’t particularly engaged in their jobs. As Gallup’s How Millennials Want to Work and Live report points out, a whopping “71 percent of employees in the Millennial generation (people born between 1980 and 1996) are either not engaged or actively disengaged at work.” Are Millennials really big job hoppers? This is why Gallup refers to Millennials as…

Move Over Millennials – Brace Yourself for EVERYONE’S Opinion on Gen Z

“The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.” Let’s be clear, this is not my quote! You’ll be surprised to know that this was written by Aristotle, an ancient Greek philosopher, around 350 BCE. This is a perfect example of the everlasting topic of generational differences – and…

Skilled Trades Aren’t Sexy to Gen Z and Millennials!

Wow! Really!? Here are some other things that might surprise you: They also don’t hang out on Facebook They like Smartphones and using Snapchat You shouldn’t pee into the wind They think you’re old! No shit, Sherlock, that younger people don’t find the Skilled Trades sexy! I’m old. I was listening to NPR on way to work the other day and this well-meaning Gen X…

What ‘Aging’ Millennials Really Care About When it Comes to Their Benefits!

In a world where 15 minutes of fame has become 15 seconds, our greatest generation, the Millennials, are now preparing for retirement! Yep, that’s right kids, the Millennials are aging! Pentegra recently released there 2018 Millennial Benefit Report (because isn’t that what every Benefit Analyst/Mgr needs in their HR shop a report that only focuses on one part of your workforce!) and they found…