By the end of this year, Millennials are likely to outnumber Baby Boomers in the working world. The world is changing and so are the things employees look for when searching for a job. Of course, it’s important to background screen employees before bringing them onboard. But screening Millennials is a totally different process. Here are a few challenges to consider when researching potential candidates.
Month: January 2017
At the end of an interview, you will inevitably be asked: “Do you have any questions for me?” Be warned, not asking questions can leave a negative impression on the interviewer. While some people may think not asking the interviewer questions may show confidence and understanding, it actually casts you in an unfavorable light. Be sure to have a few thought out questions to ask at the end of the interview, or you could risk leaving behind the following negative traits.
The Baby Boomer generation is in the process of retiring. They were the largest generation so far to dominate the hiring pool; but recent research shows that Millennials, who are about to hit the mid-career level, have taken over the ranks as the largest hiring pool in history. This is great news for companies looking to hire fresh talent. But, companies are going to have to take a different approach when hiring Millennials, as their wants and needs are quite different from their predecessors.
When you work with a staffing service, you will have to undergo an interview just like you would with any other job. This interview is to your benefit and helps guide you toward the types of jobs you are most interested in doing. Be sure to make the best of it. The staffing agency may ask you some of the following questions to get to know your skills and personality better.