It happens all the time. Hiring managers get bombarded with resumes from college graduates hoping to catch their first big-break right after graduation.
Millennials, also known as Generation Y, were born between 1980 and 1999. They are often stereotyped as being inexperienced and obsessed with social media. And that's exactly why they should be so attractive to employers.
The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler School and the Young Entrepreneurs Council did a study on Millennials and found that by 2014, 36 percent will make up the workforce, by 2020 the number is expected to jump to 46 percent.
Millennials have a leg-up in today's workforce because they've been surrounded by technology their whole lives. They are digitally equipped and ready to dive into their careers in a different way from previous generations.
Here are 7 reasons why companies should consider hiring Millennials:
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