ICYMI: Why You Should Think Twice Before Labelling Millennial Workers
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ICYMI: Why You Should Think Twice Before Labelling Millennial Workers

August 21, 2019

ICYMI: Why You Should Think Twice Before Labelling Millennial Workers

Cornerstone Editors

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest in HR. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular stories every month in our "In Case You Missed It" series. Keep reading for March's top stories!

I Asked Managers to Describe Millennials, Here's What Happened Next

The words overwhelmingly used to describe millennials include privileged, narcissistic, entitled, spoiled... the list goes on. But what happens when you take a step back, and compare this generation to the young people before them? There are more similarities than you think.

Today's work landscape values innovation over tradition, coloring outside of the lines over checking boxes. But in order to foster a culture of pushing the envelope, you can't strive for perfection—instead, you need to make peace with failure. Here's why (and how).

Today's workers value purpose over paycheck: according to our recent Career Trends Report, 89 percent of American employees would consider a lateral career move with no financial incentive. How does this impact employers when it comes to recruiting, engaging and retaining talent? Check out our findings from the study.

The steps of hiring should be simple—the moment a manager has a vacancy, a recruiter jumps in and screens candidates, a manager schedules interviews with a few promising applicants and, collectively, they make a final offer to the best one. But, as most HR pros know, this streamlined process is rarely a reality. So, what can you do? Follow these tips to avoid commons hiring hold-ups.

The shift from military to civilian life is no easy feat: with it often comes a lost sense of self, purpose and camaraderie. Non-profit Team Rubicon is filling the common void experienced by veterans by addressing another pressing humanitarian challenge of our time: disaster response. Find out how they do it.

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