Posts Tagged ‘generational stereotypes’

Hire Smart by Hiring Older?

Pop quiz. Who uttered this memorably ageist quote in 2007? “I want to stress the importance of being young and technical. Young people are just smarter. Why are most chess masters under 30? I don’t know. Young people just have simpler lives. We may not own a car. We may not have family. Simplicity in…

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Millennial Hiring Part 3: Things to Keep in Mind

In previous articles, we discussed that Gen Y workers need to feel a sense of purpose when it comes to work, and while job satisfaction is important to them, money is as well. This week, let’s discuss a few other noteworthy Millennial characteristics companies should keep in mind when it comes to hiring Gen Y…

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Millennial Hiring Part 1: Gen Y Job Hoppers

Millennials rule. At least according to Fortune Magazine editor Alan Murray. They rule because, as of this year, Gen Y workers will surpass the number of Gen Xers in the workforce for the first time. In Fortune Magazine’s latest issue of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, many organizations on the list (i.e. Google)…

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