Hiring has been described as a challenging process by most businesses, either start-ups or even established businesses in Malaysia especially when it deals with the Generation Y or babies born in the late 1990s to 2000s. This summary report would provide a snapshot of the 3 traits that describe the expectations of Gen-Y Talents or your future employees’ expectations towards their jobs and careers with you. Take note to Malaysian businesses, startups and young entrepreneurs when hiring.
I stumbled upon this report produced by PriceWaterhouseCoopers a few months back, where the Big 4 consulting firms had ran a survey among its employees and students in universities to further understand their demands, expectations and benefits for working in a workplace of choice, meant for the Gen-Y. The summary of the report with its highlighted points can be found here.
Highlights of a Global Gen-Y Worker
The key findings reflect the views and opinions of our Malaysian Gen-Y worker, which for the most part mirror that of their global counterparts:
Our millennials are hoping for a shift from traditional Asian work practices. 58% expect to work traditional work hours with some flexible hours and 57% selected flexi-hours as the most highly valued employee benefit.
Credits go to Chris Leong who compiled this survey results for us to read.
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