Hiring and retaining top millennial and Gen Z talent can be a challenge for many managers. Despite this, it is possible to create a successful working environment that is attractive to this younger demographic. It just takes work. And knowing a little bit about what millennials and Gen Zers value.
This guide will give you the tools you need to successfully attract and keep the best millennial and Gen Z talent.
But, before I provide the strategy, let’s take a short detour and learn some key facts about these two younger demographic groups.
Millennials: Millennials were born between 1981 and 1996. They are tech-savvy, value job satisfaction over salary, and often prioritize work/life balance.
Gen Z: Gen Z was born between 1997 and 2012. They are extremely tech-savvy and entrepreneurial, value meaningful work experiences, and actively seek out diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Now, lots of data differ when it comes to the age ranges of these two groups, but for the sake of this guide, these are the dates that we will be using to define millennials from Gen Z.