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Hiring preferences favor mature workers over Millennials: study

Ann Bednarz | Oct. 10, 2012
A reputation for reliability and professionalism is tipping the job scales in favor of mature workers. Hiring managers surveyed on behalf of Adecco Staffing said they're three times more likely to hire a mature worker than they are to hire a Millennial.

"Today's economy has created a competitive employment landscape that can be difficult to navigate -- no matter what generation you're from," said Joyce Russell, president of Adecco Staffing US, in a statement. "It's important for mature workers to understand what they want out of a job and to seek out opportunities that allow them to combine their skill sets with their personal interests, while keeping in mind what hiring managers want to see during their interview."

 

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