The term “Generation Z” is now widely used as a mordern way to address post-millennials, those who was born in 1995 onwards (up to 23 years old). The generation is now the future of the mordern workforce. With the age gap between employers and employees, it is important that company leaders acknowledge what their desires for.
There is quite a worrying fact that the younger workforce is more likely to jump and change comapany throughout their careers. Therefore, tactical perks should be considered to attract the generation Z and keep them stay with your company for a longer time.
Read through these four options below by Faro Recruitmen Vietnam to guide your talent acquisition campaign attracting the young generation.
1. Flexibility in working schedule
Unlike the older generations, Generation Z do not want to be bound by traditional policies, norms and institutions at the workplace. Being stuck to a boring desk for 8 hours a day are so unattractive to them. That is the reason why nowadays there is an increasing number of corporations are introducing the policy of flexible working hours, together with extra bonuses including working from home from 1 to 2 days weekly or the option to finish early on Fridays. According to a recent research, Generation Z love to travel and are willing to relocate to different areas for a new job. They like remote working (from home, coffee shop...); however, they still need some full time at work as they value relationships and cooperation.
2. Learning and training opportunities
The research by Inspiring Interns shows that a large number of graduates (33 percent) stated that the progress opportunity in expertise and experience is the most crucial factor for choosing a new job. With a similar result, another survey by Robert Walters also found that Generation Z want more than just a job when 68% of those interviewed cited that training and growth were significant factors to motivate them to keep working at the company.
Investing in the workforce is advised to be a wise human resources tactic. In this way, your employees will feel as a valued member of a big team. Try to notice and identify the strength of each employee and offer them training program to develop these certain skill sets. These program can be funded wholly or partly by the company.
3. The opportunities to travel
The Harris Group’s study also pointed out that 72% of millennial are more likely work in a position which involves travel opportunities. International organization with branches aboard can offer temporary transfer to Generation Z employees. Or you can create many team building and company holiday at different places.
Therefore, if your vacancy involves a great deal of travelling, be sure to address it clearly in the job description. In this way, you will be able to find the right candidate who love to travel and do not have strong tight with family issues.
4. Commuting allowances
Commuting allowances can be seen in various forms such as taxi card, bus card, grab business account, petrol allowances. Or for some Western country, employees can be offered free bicycle for a Go- Green Cycle to work campaign. This is a way to show that you care about your staff in particular and about the society in general.