Welcoming Gen Z into the workforce

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Despite an unstable economy and businesses tightening their belts in response; unemployment rates remain low and for every company that is going through redundancies, new jobs are being created elsewhere. 

Just because the economy is slowing down, that doesn’t mean there’s fewer jobs to fill.

Once the largest group of workers, baby boomers are now leaving the workforce in droves, having for the most part reached retirement age.

 With Gen X a smaller group, Millennials now make up the largest working force, while Gen Z enters the workforce.

This generational shift in the workplace signals a shift in communication styles, values and drivers. 

BBC Worklife’s article written by Ali Francis really explains what is important for Gen Z in the workplace: https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20220613-gen-z-the-workers-who-want-it-all#:~:text=According%20to%202022%20research%20by,hybrid%20or%20totally%20remote%20work

So, how does Intersect Global adapt its recruiting strategies to attract Gen Z’s into the workforce? 

Our approach is consultative, with a personal, efficient and informed service offering. As seasoned recruiters we fully recognise the need for a straightforward, honest and knowledgeable recruitment service. We therefore pride ourselves on our integrity and always consider transparency at the forefront in all of our dealings.

We believe our approach in part is the reason why we are frequently recommended by our clients and candidates.

 At Intersect Global, we are involved in promoting and improving Fairness, Inclusion and Respect in the workplace in the construction industry.

We encourage positive attitudes to diversity and Inclusion and promote a good work-life balance.

Together we can help the construction industry build a better world.

To read our clients’ and candidates’ testimonials, follow these links – Clients Testimonials and Candidate Testimonials

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