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How to Get Millennials to Work for You


American companies speak better Spanish than millennial, it appears; 63-68% of employers report struggling to attract and retain millennial talent. What are common dealbreakers to a job-hunting 20-something?

Rigid 9-5s worked well for Boomers who married early and planned their 20s around child-rearing, but many millennials value freedom and autonomy to work wherever, whenever. Stationary desktops and hovering bosses are red flags.

Furthermore, millennials aren’t seduced by high salaries alone. They seek a sense of meaning from their work, as their job flows into their impression management. They’ll get behind companies with missions beyond profit.

– Chris Butsch, The Millennial’s Guide to Making Happiness

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