Roughly 73 million millennials make up America’s largest population in the workforce. However, more than half of employed millennials (those born between 1980 and 1996) report they are actively looking for a new job. Job postings are abundant so what is it that they’re searching for?
Millennials struggle to find jobs that engage them and therefore they change jobs more often than any other generation. According to Gallup research, millennials have the highest rates of unemployment and under employment in the U.S., and only 29% of employed millennials find themselves “engaged” at work.
How Millennials Want to Work and Live, suggests that millennials want steady, engaging jobs and high levels of well-being, inclusive of a purposeful life, active community and social ties, and financial stability to afford not only what they need, but also what they want.
Often defined by their lack of attachment to institutions and traditions, Gallup reports the “Big 6” are what millennials want from a job. In return, organizations may attract this powerhouse generation.
An organization needs to understand how to attract today’s newest talent in order to continue to grow, thrive, and evolve. Having an understanding of what matters to today’s newest recruits is an important factor in attracting and retaining this level of talent.
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