#WorkTrends Recap: Data Drives Millennial Hiring

Recruitment data’s importance is continuing to grow for strategic workforce planning, specifically when considering the growing number of young workers joining the labor pool. With millennials becoming the majority of today’s applicants, and expected to make up 75 percent of the workforce by 2025, it’s clear that businesses need to attract young talent to survive.

Susan Vitale, Chief Marketing Officer of iCIMS joined the #WorkTrends show this week to discuss how to use hiring data insights to design an excellent candidate experience, the key to recruiting millennials.

Here are a few key points Susan shared:

  • There is a major disconnect between millennial’s expectations and reality of the job market
  • Millennials expect to be courted and gravitate to companies who match the expectation
  • The candidate experience is a good indication of company culture

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You can also check out the highlights of the conversation from our Storify here:

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