7 keys to recruiting and retaining talented millennials

This burgeoning demographic is outgrowing any negative stereotypes and propelling the modern workplace toward new horizons. Here’s how to attract, engage and keep them.

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Millennials make up 35 percent of the workforce. In 2020, that number will soar to 50 percent.

Now more than ever, organizations are making their workplaces as great as possible to attract and retain millennials. Although perks, benefits and flexibility are enough for some employees, the growing influx of millennials to the workforce requires deeper incentives.

According to The Deloitte Millennial Survey 2016, millennials express little loyalty to their current employers and are planning near-term exits.

How do you keep this growing population of talent interested in your company? You keep them engaged. You define your company values and stick to them. You put them first. You give them a voice.

Listen to what they have to say.

Millennials are looking for employers who put employees first and who have a solid foundation of trust and integrity. To provide those elements, open the lines of communication. Listen to them.

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