There is a lot of talk now in recruiting blogs about the coming trend of recruiting Generation Z and how exactly to approach them to be successful in terms of marketing to them and getting them to apply for jobs that were trying to fill now. Generation Z are the people that are born between 1996 and 2012, the generation coming up immediately after the Millennials. There are an estimated 61 million Generation Z people who will enter the workforce over the next few years, hence the intense interest in the recruiting community now.
Some of the crucial common characteristics of Generation Z people to keep in mind when you're recruiting, especially for example niche tech positions that you're going to be sourcing Generation Z candidates from are as follows: they are extremely tech savvy growing up with smartphones and tablets and Wi-Fi and apps and easy to access streaming media of all kinds. They are tethered to their smartphones and constantly using them more than any other generation . As a result, your recruitment efforts must focus on online branding in order to be effective with Generation Z. A quick statistics reveal that 78% of Generation Z people surveyed believe that their smartphone is their most important personal possession.
Generation Z values work-life balance, health and wellness ,and compensation packages. They also value independence and autonomy in the workplace. They are worried about global problems that are affecting society on a wide scale now and the impact of those problems on their future. They want to do work that matters in a broader sense to society work that is not just about making profit. They look for that perspective in potential employers one final note make the process of applying for your job openings easy preferably through an online and mobile-friendly application to reach them where they're at on their smartphones and keep in constant contact by text messaging to keep them engaged in the process of sourcing and hiring candidates.