Tag: Millennials

Introducing the 2018 Guide to Canadian Campus Recruitment – Decoding Gen-Z

The seventh annual TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference took place on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018, and we are happy to say that it was an egg-cellent day of learning and collaborating on best practices in student and new graduate recruitment. The TalentEgg Awards and Conference is a special day for us because it marks a moment when we bring together employers, nonprofits, campus recruitment professionals, and career educators for a day to discuss different approaches to supporting youth employment and professional development. We would like to sincerely thank everyone who joined us for the event, and we can’t wait to see you next year!

All Awards and Conference attendees got to take home our 2018 Guide to Canadian Campus Recruitment. This valuable resource gives employers and HR professionals crucial insights into recruiting Gen-Y and Gen-Z job candidates, including best practices, tips on how to use social media effectively, and what matters most to students and new graduates when it comes to starting their careers.

If you missed out on the conference, you can still access TalentEgg’s key findings from our Gen-Y and Gen-Z research and recruitment insights gained from our work with the Student Judges of the TalentEgg Awards! We’re offering a free digital download of the 2018 Guide to Canadian Campus Recruitment right here!

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Recruiters: Here Are 3 Unique Strategies To Attract Top Gen Y Talent

It’s official – Millennials now make up the majority of the Canadian workforce.

So what does this mean for recruiters? Well, the task of sourcing and hiring millennial talent requires a drastically different approach than past generations. The reality is that Gen Y is not from another planet. They want what anybody wants in a career: security, variety, challenging work – they are just looking for it in a different way.

According to Jobvite, 47% of millennials report using their mobile devices exclusively to search for jobs, and that number increases 4% year over year. Therefore, to design a millennial recruitment strategy that works, your best bet is to take advantage of the latest trends in mobile and online recruiting.

These three digital tactics will help you optimize your recruitment strategy for this year’s batch of students and new grads.

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5 campus recruitment lessons from PwC’s NextGen study

At the end of last week, PwC released a comprehensive study on how millennials (those born between 1980 and 1995, for the purposes of the study – also known as Generation Y) view and impact the workplace.

The firm says NextGen is the largest global generational study ever conducted, featuring the results of more than 40,000 responses from millennials and non-millennials alike in 18 global territories.

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Connecting with Gen Y’s passion and purpose in your employer branding

Gen Y workers have vastly different values compared to the generations that have preceded them.

They are a generation that has been told from a tender age that they are capable of anything, that they can change the world and, most importantly, that they should follow their passions.

While previous generations may have been more concerned with pension plans and job stability, many 20-somethings place a great deal of importance on finding a job that fits with their ethos of serving the greater good and making a real contribution to society.

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