If there really is a generation war raging in the workplace, millennials may have already won.
Seventy-two percent of talent professionals say they plan to focus on recruiting millennials (ages 24-39) over the next five years as opposed to other age groups, according to a LinkedIn survey of 2,406 U.S. hiring managers conducted Aug. 24-Sept. 30.
Gen Z (under 24) came in second (57%), followed by Gen X (41%) and baby boomers (13%). The results are part of a global talent trends survey of 7,000 hiring pros in 35 countries.
A report on the survey suggests it’s no surprise millennials and Gen Z are the most coveted pools of job candidates since they “make up roughly half of the world’s population” and are