Millennials now make up the largest share of the United States’ labor force. They also experience the highest percentage of unemployment compared to other groups, about 11.5%. With so many articles written about how to attract and engage with millennial talent, it seems odd that the most over-analyzed generation (and their potential employers) can’t catch a break. But when it comes to hiring millennials, companies just have to know what to look for.
For years, we’ve been inundated with articles outlining the many ways that millennials are different from previous generations. They’re entitled, their attention spans are short, they’re killing the napkin industry – the examples are endless.