Attracting millennials with your job description can be tough. Not everyone can be google and offer onsite dry-cleaning. However millennials and the job market don’t need to strike fear in your heart. I was interviewed recently both as a millennial and as a hiring manager about millennials and the market as well as how to attract my generation and how I approach the job description in my hiring.
Millennials and the job market media feature
Here’s my excerpt
Tell them about your vision for the position.
Tenure within a company may not be the most important selling point for a millennial, given the trend of younger workers job hopping regularly. At the same time, the only companies I want to work for are those where I can imagine myself working for several years. The job description needs to show that the company has the same sort of vision for the person who fills the position.
“Millennials really want to be able see themselves at the company where they’re growing, succeeding, being challenged, and enjoying it all at the same time,” says Ryan Ruud, director of marketing for Four51. “It’s not just about taking a seat at company X, cranking out a list of tasks and requirements every day.”
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