Today's workforce is divided equally into three dynamic generations, each with their own perspectives and experiences. Our analysis of how these generations search for jobs uncovers some differences in how they approach the modern labor market as well as the similarities. Notably, we find that job seekers of any age respond to labor market conditions, searching more in occupations and locations where there are many jobs. It also reveals that the retirement of the Baby Boomers will affect the labor market in ways we can't fully predict yet, creating potential shortages in areas where they have the most interest and opening opportunities for younger generations at the same time.
In 2015, job seekers don't have to accept just any offer or stay in a job that's not the right fit. They can now find the job that suits them best. This has created a war for talent, especially for highly skilled candidates. Do you know what these candidates are looking for and how to attract them?
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Economists typically study labor mobility by analyzing how many people have moved to a new location for a job. When mobility declines, this data tells us that people aren’t moving, but it doesn’t tell us whether this is due to an ...Read more