Contractors will need to step up recruiting and management of Millennials Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Recruiting, managing and working with Millennials will soon be absolutely necessary.

Millennials: lazy and spacy or the next generation of contractors?

Hal Conick of Contractor Magazine posted a photo Gallery and pointed out that by 2030, Millennials will be 75 percent of the U.S. workforce. How can businesses recruit, manage and work with this younger generation?

When it comes to working with Millennials, we’ve all heard the criticisms. But it will soon be absolutely necessary, if it isn’t already, to bring some young blood into the contracting business.

Hal Conick of Contractor Magazine posted a photo Gallery and pointed out that by 2030, Millennials will be 75 percent of the U.S. workforce. How can you best recruit and work with this younger generation? One great way might be staying up to date with technology.
 

Many companies move at a snail’s pace to update technology. However, it’s essential to stay technologically flexible, as Millennials need the same flexibility that customers will inevitably need, he said. A contracting business can also take advantage of a Millennial’s unique skillset to help the business use of technology flourish.
 

Read more on Contractor’s website and check out this post from Steve Coscia on the future of plumbing and HVAC trade conferences earlier this year.

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