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What Makes Millennials, Millionaires and Social Recruiting Interesting? [May 8 Roundup]

Don’t have time to keep up with the pace of social media? No worries. Our weekly roundup is here to help you stay on top of all the latest in social media and other interesting facts, trends, tips and questions. This week asking the question “What do Millennials, Social Recruiting, and Warren Buffett have in common?”

Featuring:

1 – Warren Buffett Just Summed Up the Essence of Leadership In 2 Sentences

2 – MILLENNIALS IN THE WORKPLACE: ARE YOU READY?

3 – How I Learned To Stop Hating Networking Events (Mostly)

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1 – Warren Buffett Just Summed Up the Essence of Leadership In 2 Sentences

“If you’re looking for a manager, find somebody that’s intelligent, energetic and has integrity…if they don’t have the last, be sure they don’t have the first two. If you have somebody who lacks integrity, you want them to be dumb and lazy.”

2 – MILLENNIALS IN THE WORKPLACE: ARE YOU READY?

As of 2015, Millennials became the largest generation in the American workplace. However, businesses are having a difficult time hiring and retaining this generation. 

Nasdaq recently convened a panel of change leaders who discussed how to address the generational gap and harness the skills and talents that millennials bring to the table.

Here are the top takeaways:

  1. Provide millennials with adequate support, real-time feedback and coaching
  2. Offer purpose-driven and personalized work
  3. Make sure work goals are established and are well defined
  4. Provide career advancement opportunities for millennial employee retention
  5. Maintain transparency and two-way communication (Glassdoor ratings, reviews, employer feedback)
  6. Design competitive salary structures
  7. Offer mobility and a flexible work environment

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3 – How I Learned To Stop Hating Networking Events (Mostly)

Networking events can be awkward but are still the best way to meet people who can help your career. Here’s how to make them less painful:

1. STOP FIENDISHLY SWAPPING BUSINESS CARDS

2. SHARE STORIES, NOT JUST FACTS

3. ASK WHY AND HOW

4. BRING A BUDDY—BUT NOT A POSSE

5. USE YOUR OWN TIME WISELY

Have a Tip

Thanks to Adam Seabrook, Co-Founder Betterteam, Inc. for submitting this next featured post on social recruiting. Make sure to read through the 15 proven social recruiting tactics after the infographic.

15 Social Recruiting Tips Proven to Attract the Best Talent

Our step-by-step guide below will help you get started using social media for recruiting, make it easier to bring in high-quality applicants that stay in their positions longer, and improve your hiring process. We’ve also got tips to help you avoid the potential risks of social recruiting.


Question

Are you a millionaire in the making?

How similar are you to the average millionaire (defined as a household net worth of $1 million to $5 million)? Find out below:

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