As another group of Millennials prepares to graduate from college and high school, many of them may be repeating the same job-search mistakes of their predecessors – and contributing to their own ‘career fails.’
Employers have a number of concerns about hiring Millennials – generally, those born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. These doubts are contributing to the unemployment rate for Millennials being roughly double that of the overall population, according to federal government statistics.
“However, Millennials can take steps to address several of these issues and help themselves get the jobs they have been studying for,” said Patty Prosser, chair of OI Global Partners.
The perceptions about Millennials that many employers have include the following, according to career consultants at OI Global Partners: