How Millennials Use Research in their Job Search

Those wanting to recruit Millennials, especially diverse ones, are going to have to move out of their comfort zone a bit.

During their job search, Millennials are looking for more than just a peek behind the curtain at a prospective employer — they want real-life examples of what it’s like to work there, so they can figure out whether they’d be a good fit.

For example, a Millennial job-seeker may scan a company’s website, read articles about it in the media, research its ratings on employee-ranking websites and check out employees on business networking sites as part of the job search, says Leeyen Rogers, 25, vice president of marketing at JotForm in San Francisco.

Written By: Catherine Conlan
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