SHRM’s HR PEOPLE + STRATEGY is featuring a blog post from ViziRecruiter CEO, Joe O’connor, that speaks to recruiting millennials. In this piece, Joe highlights millennials’ need for a calling greater than 401Ks and two weeks PTO. He stresses the importance for businesses to have a purpose and also invest in their employees.
This article highlights the reality of the how recruiting millennials is challenging the marketplace, emphasizing that brand reputation is especially influential. To stay ahead, start applying these recommended techniques to your HR strategy today.
Checklist for Recruiting Millennials:
- Take a real and honest inventory of your current employer brand. How are you engaging with Millennials, if at all? How can you do better?
- Focus on telling the story of how you are making the world a better place, or bettering the lives of your clients or customers.
- Consider creating campaigns and messages that speak directly to potential employees, specifically, Millennials. Make sure you are being genuine.Trying to be something you’re not, will instantly expose you.
- Don’t stereotype Millennials. Remember, everyone is motivated by different factors for success. Offer competitive salaries, benefits, and be a great place to work that fosters growth and development.
Read the Full Story: THINK YOU KNOW WHAT MILLENNIALS WANT FROM A JOB? THINK AGAIN.