Millennials are everywhere.
They’re shopping at your grocery store, sitting next to you on your commute and emerging in your office.
Don’t fear them, one exec says. Instead, embrace the statistics: Millennials will make up half the global workforce by 2020.
Motivate millennial co-workers by encouraging creativity, providing feedback and being flexible.
High-level marketing execs depend on younger workers for their social media prowess and peer insight. If you want to reach millennials, you shouldn’t be afraid to hire one—or a handful.
“When Millennials Rule” co-author David Cahn says:
The transition is happening right now—so employers need to be urgently appealing to and courting young people. Our generation will no longer be known for texting or selfies. We’ll be America’s lawyers, CEOs and managers.
Ready to jump on the millennial-hiring bandwagon?
Attract them using these tips, from Cahn:
Offer opportunities for growth, mentorship and student debt relief.