Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Millennials - Should You Hire Them?

I found this blog (link below) interesting enough to incorporate it into my own.  There is a lot of talk about the pros and cons of the new group entering the workforce these days, the Millennials.  What I’m learning is that there is no getting around the fact that this is the next generation.  So, instead of fighting it and making them do things the way we always have, maybe we should take a moment to understand who they are.  There could be a lot of positives they could bring to the company if we could learn to adjust.  I’m not saying that they should not learn how your business runs but maybe, just maybe, there is something each side could learn from the other.
-Gen X’er signing off

Social media-obsessed, tech savvy optimists are breaking into the job market in record numbers. This new generation of workers, known as Millennials, has struggled to land jobs recently. But, there are certain traits that these 18 to 29-year-olds possess that make them a catch to any potential employer.....

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