Talent Acquisition in the New Millennium Christina Woodward HR Staff Meeting November 29 th , 2006
Agenda <ul><li>Millenials Rising </li></ul><ul><li>Attract </li></ul><ul><li>Motivate  </li></ul><ul><li>Learn  </li></ul>...
Millenials Rising <ul><li>Who are they… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Born 1980ish  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environment </li></...
Attract <ul><li>Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>M ultitask  </li></ul><ul><li>A mbition   </li></ul><ul><li>K nowledge o...
Motivate <ul><li>Flexibility  and work-life balance </li></ul><ul><li>Thirst for knowledge and opportunity </li></ul><ul><...
Learn <ul><li>Expectations… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work for a company because they want to, not because they have to </li><...
Retain <ul><li>Nurture </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage </li></ul><ul><li>Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul><ul><li>F...
Adapt <ul><li>With a better understanding our next generation’s expectation, do we recruit using methods of the past? </li...
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  1. 1. Talent Acquisition in the New Millennium Christina Woodward HR Staff Meeting November 29 th , 2006
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Millenials Rising </li></ul><ul><li>Attract </li></ul><ul><li>Motivate </li></ul><ul><li>Learn </li></ul><ul><li>Retain </li></ul><ul><li>Adapt </li></ul>
  3. 3. Millenials Rising <ul><li>Who are they… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Born 1980ish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Perspective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different Values </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why are they important? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>They will be our only resource </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>to replace the retiring Boomer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Generation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>25% of current/potential workforce </li></ul></ul></ul>2018–... unknowns 1984–1994 1988–1999 2000–2017 Generation Y Internet Generation New Silent Generation 1980s–present Culture Wars 1963–1983 1963–1983 1979–1983 Baby Busters Generation X MTV Generation 1964–1984 Consciousness Revolution 1925–1945 1946–1962 1948–1963 1951–1962 Silent Generation Baby Boomers Beat Generation Generation Jones
  4. 4. Attract <ul><li>Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>M ultitask </li></ul><ul><li>A mbition </li></ul><ul><li>K nowledge of technology </li></ul><ul><li>E nthusiasm </li></ul><ul><li>I ntegrity </li></ul><ul><li>T eamwork </li></ul>
  5. 5. Motivate <ul><li>Flexibility and work-life balance </li></ul><ul><li>Thirst for knowledge and opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Constant constructive feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Social Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>C r e a t i v e workplace environment </li></ul>
  6. 6. Learn <ul><li>Expectations… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work for a company because they want to, not because they have to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Looking for immediate answers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High tech AND high touch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Valued from the start </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Retain <ul><li>Nurture </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage </li></ul><ul><li>Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul>
  8. 8. Adapt <ul><li>With a better understanding our next generation’s expectation, do we recruit using methods of the past? </li></ul><ul><li>How can we prepare for the future? </li></ul><ul><li>In this role, my intent is to further explore these questions and develop an effective recruiting strategy for the Millennials. </li></ul>

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