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Keeping up with the Millennials


Generation Y also know as the ‘Millennials’ have officially become the largest age related demographic in the 2015 workforce. For those of you unfamiliar with this terminology, lets start with a quick explanation:

The Millennials (also known as the Millennial Generation or Generation Y) are the demographic cohort following Generation X – this spans the birth years ranging from the early 1980s to the early 2000s.

Why is this important?

Well, research shows a range of traits and mannerisms linked to this technology savvy group (you are most probably part of!). Spending an average of 29 hours online and 41 hours on their mobiles each month, not to mention the huge rise in the use of social media, it raises the key question – have the job boards adapted to this?