<i>What do millennials want?</i> is a big question facing organization these days. HR managers are looking for recruitment strategies that can help achieve the optimal person–organization fit. Several organizations have already started implementing innovative practices to attract and retain millennials. They are unique in their characteristics and consumption pattern. Millennials are known to have forced several organization to adapt the workplace and work environment. Their varied ways of life are also reflected in their work settings. Millennials enter the workforce with unique needs, characteristics, expectations and personalities. These differences pave the way for new challenges that contemporary organizations encounter on a regular basis. This book demystifies the problems faced by HR managers and recruiters when hiring and working with millennials. It offers descriptive and prescriptive insights on leveraging the millennial talent.
Chapter 9: Leveraging on the Strengths of the Millennials: Industry's Best Practices
Leveraging on the Strengths of the Millennials: Industry's Best Practices
[Page 198]Millennials are different from the rest of the workforce and operate in different ways. They comprise the largest generation in today's workforce and are forerunners of change. They are leading the baton when it comes to advocating new policies and lifestyles. Their vision of bringing in a positive and influential thought process forces organizations to evolve with time. Millennials are entering jobs and transforming it accordingly to make their organizations work effectively. It is no news that with their dynamicity, they only wish to stay with employers who make them feel valued at the organization.
Companies adopt a plethora of initiatives to attract and retain ...