3 Best Practices for Recruiting Millennials

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3 Best Practices for Recruiting Millennials

Millennials. So much research has been conducted at this point about this generation that it almost seems ridiculous. They’re lazy... they’re technically savvy... they need instant gratification faster, etc. Some feedback has been good, while the majority has been focused on the negative aspects of this generation. In recruiting, however, it’s a known fact that this generation is handled differently than previous generations. Here are three best practices to appeal to our current day Millennials (from a Millennial perspective) while recruiting them:

1.  Texting

Research varies, but here in 2016, I’d guess that at least 90% of working professionals own a cell phone, and at least 80% of those individuals use texting on a regular basis. In my business, I almost always ask candidates if they would respond to me by text for quick questions/coordinating interviews.

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