Students and grads have a lot of questions for potential employers.
“What is the interview process like?”
“What makes an application stand out?”
“How do you decide who to hire?”
Then there are the questions Gen Y have but don’t ask – questions that, on the surface, aren’t the most appropriate, but touch on broader professional themes that reflect a real concern with finding an employer that fits.
Looking for a way to egg-cite your Gen Y workforce? Focus on recognition.
Recognition and reward are effective methods for motivating and inspiring performance, loyalty and trust in the workplace.
Recognition has a direct impact on employee performance too. Fostering a culture of recognition can help to:
Top students and grads are interested in working for organizations that can offer meaningful points of engagement.
Flexible work arrangements, innovative workspaces and other workplace perks are high on Gen Y’s list of requirements, but so are less-tangible aspects of a workplace that may be harder to define, like shared values, leadership and loyalty.