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Attracting, Retaining and Gaining the Most from Millennials

Grant Thornton's 2017 State of NFP: MillennialsIn the competition for a dominant workforce generation — millennials — not-for-profit organizations and higher education institutions are uniquely poised to be victors. With Harvard Business Review citing 21% of millennials switching jobs in the past year (three times higher than nonmillennials),1 and many drawn to careers and organizations that make a positive impact in the world, your organization has a natural head start. To win their hearts and minds, and gain an advantage over competing organizations, it is critical to pay attention to the characteristics that define the millennial generation. If millennials are engaged properly, your organization can not only attract them to work for you, but also capitalize on the skills and passions that make millennials well-qualified to help your organization succeed.

For greater success in recruitment and retaining valuable millennial employees, learn more about the characteristics of this generation. Read the full article for appropriate responses to millennial preferences and insights about engaging the dedication of this up and coming workforce.

1 Rigoni, Brandon and Adkins, Amy. "What Millennials Want From a New Job," Harvard Business Review, May 11, 2016.

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