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The Future of Work Looks Bright!

Posted by Samara Parker
February 26th, 2014

Millennials are weird. I am one, so I can say that!

Last week we talked about how the rising percentage of Gen Yers in the labor market is shaping recruiting methods. We also talked about how emojis are a very important part of my generation's identity.

There's so much incredible information about millennial workers, recruiting Gen Y, and the cultural significance of emojis out there, that we thought we'd share some of it with you!

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One of the most interesting and detailed resources for better understanding a millennial candidate is the PWC Future of Work Survey. If you want all the info you need to win the hearts and minds of millennial workers, this is the place to start.

Millennials want flexibility in the workplace. In fact according to this massive collection of data by oDesk, the only way you can hope to retain millennials is to create a flexible work culture. oDesk provides more information on Gen Y than you could ever hope for, thankfully they've presented it using slide share, so it’s easy to skip over the stuff you don't need to know!

Who is the authority on recruiting millennials? No! It’s not me, but thank you for thinking so.

Dan Schawbel is THE expert when it comes to Gen Y candidates; his website is the go to place for both millennial job seekers and those looking to recruit them.

Once you understand millennial candidates, it’s time to learn how to real them in! In this article you’ll learn the basics of setting up a recruiting strategy to target Gen Y.

Or, if you’re feeling super serious and you have a little extra time on your hands, you can download this media room booklet on how to attract and retain millennials. It makes for some excellent treadmill reading...

Unless I am the only person who reads about social recruiting on the treadmill?!?

Let me know in the comments.

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