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Care and feeding of baby boomers in recruiting

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Are you a recruiter who works with Baby Boomers? Do you wonder what drives baby boomer candidates to certain types of positions? Do you have problems convincing baby boomer candidates to consider …

Are you a recruiter who works with Baby Boomers? Do you wonder what drives baby boomer candidates to certain types of positions? Do you have problems convincing baby boomer candidates to consider alternative types of positions? If you have been asking those questions then this session is for you.

We will delve into the characteristics of the various generations in the workplace. However, we will focus on the underlying characteristics of baby boomers and why they want what they want in the workplace!

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  • 1. The Care and Feeding of Baby Boomers in Recruiting Strategies to Help!
  • 2. Generations  Greatest or GI – 1900 – 1924  Traditionalists or Silent – 1925 – 1945  Baby Boomers – 1946 – 1964  Gen X – 1965 – 1982  Gen Y – 1983 – 2000
  • 3. US Birth Rate Per 1000 Greatest ?? Silent 50 M Baby Boom 79M X 44-55M Y 80+M Marc@CareerPivot.com
  • 4. Baby Boomer Generation  Born 1946-1964  79 Million  Major Events  Vietnam War  Watergate  Technology Advances?  Parents?
  • 5. Beliefs of Baby Boomers  Work for 30 years and then retire  Company will provide benefits  Vacation  Health Insurance  Pension/401(k)  Loyalty  Safety  Work Ethic
  • 6. Baby Boomer Issues  Employment  Housing  Children – College Education  Retirement Savings
  • 7. Long Term Unemployment
  • 8. Baby Boomer and Long Term Unemployment
  • 9. Baby Boomer Unemployment Expectations  3 Months is a really short job search  Expect 9-12 months  Get comfortable being uncomfortable  After 1 year look for alternatives
  • 10. Repurpose Your Career Book Available on Kindle http://www.amazon.com/dp/0988700506/
  • 11. Career Pivot Contact Twitter - @CareerPivot http://www.Facebook.com/CareerPivot http://careerpivot.com/blog http://careerpivot.com http://www.slideshare.net/MarcMiller1 Marc@CareerPivot.com