How to Find and Develop Top-Performing Millennial Employees

How to Find and Develop Top-Performing Millennial Employees

By Wiss (454 words)
Posted in Getting Hired 101 on April 26, 2016

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By Paul Peterson

Attracting innovative, young hires is very essential to Wiss. These workers maintain the vibrant, creative culture we strive to preserve, which is why we often search for young professionals in their 20’s that exhibit these dynamic characteristics.

Through numerous interactions with many millennials, there are several tendencies that are found within business youths of today, such as open-mindedness and the ability to harvest valuable relationships. Here are four strategies that can assist in recognizing and evolving millennial employees in a way that amplifies their worth to your establishment:

Identify those who are self-confident and courageous. Look for those who are willing to embrace mental and physical tasks as well as unearth more about themselves and their many abilities. Congruently, try and ask them about their different involvements and curiosities. Many times, people who lead stimulating lives are energetic, adaptable, and open to new opportunities.

Transform your mentoring approach. As with all concepts in this ever-changing business domain, mentoring is adapting to the needs of its audiences. Be sure to listen carefully and closely on the process of worker’s dissimilar objectives. Harmoniously, you can also benefit yourself by inviting newer recruits into strategy conferences, which can hearten their efforts and update you on their strengths and weaknesses with each task provided.

Be open to new ideas. Try to consider what these newer employees have in mind. Encourage ornamenting their office in the way that truly inspires them. If your new employees fancy a more relaxed environment, try to implement a casual dress code or office arrangement.

Pay attention to outcomes, not techniques. Younger workers may possess a new, divergent work manner than what the business is accustom to. Many can be accommodating, while others may not want to stay at their desk throughout the entire day. Additionally, some employees welcome working from home, avoiding some workplace distractions. However, is the work getting done in a timely manner? Let these factors influence your conclusion on how to structure your company’s dynamic.

A multitude of youthful employees will mold your firm’s culture into a more promising, vivacious, and modern experience. Allowing the culture to progress and flourish will considerably help march your business forward.

Paul goes more in depth in the full article here

As Managing Partner at Wiss & Company LLP, Paul Peterson leads the firm’s long-term strategy, growth initiatives and overall management for the future. You can reach Paul at or (973) 994-9400. 

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