Publication Date

Fall 2016


A clear understanding of millennial workers is critical as they now represent the dominant cohort in business and are quickly becoming the future leaders of business organizations. Future millennial talent at the core largely mirrors the greater employee population in their desire for competitive compensation, work/life balance, and career advancement opportunities; however, HR implementation of these offerings can greatly affect recruitment and retention results of millennial talent. Among the many recent HR innovations, we believe that customizing career development and building a culture of transparency will be influential in differentiating organizational attraction and retention strategy in future years to come.


Suggested Citation
Stroup, C., & Zheng, H. (2016). What are key emerging, employee-facing trends in HR that will be influential in attracting and retaining future top talent? Retrieved [insert date] from Cornell University, ILR School site:

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