考虑到如今的劳动力大多是千禧一代和z世代的员工,消防部门需要提高自己的水平,在婴儿潮一代占主导地位的环境下,吸引这些更年轻的求职者进入就业机会。人口趋势还将继续:根据美国劳工统计局(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)的数据,到2030年,千禧一代将占美国劳动力的75%。

为了吸引千禧一代加入消防队,并在他们入职后对他们进行管理,有必要了解这一群体的动机、需求和期望。事实上,考虑到这一人群的规模以及他们在未来消防服务中的重要作用,转移重点吸引他们加入消防服务队伍是当务之急。

选择一个新的职业道路

千禧一代并不像他们曾经在2021年开始转弯40千年那样年轻。随着他们进入中年,一些千禧一代可能会想改变他们的职业道路。厌倦了为提供少满意的职业和/或与他们的激情不符,年龄较大的千年之处将正在寻找新的机会。

消防服务提供了为新职业道路提供目的的机会

对于许多千年之处,他们的职业道路与他们的理想或他们想象在高中或大学里的职业之路并不匹配。有些人正在寻找目的,并为更好的服务提供服务。消防服务提供了服务的机会 - 为新职业道路提供目的的挑战。

吸引千禧一代的策略

让我们考虑一些驱动千禧一年的一些特征(1981年至1997年之间)和Gen-Z'ers(1997年之后出生)。更大的理解使消防服务能够设计策略,以吸引这些员工在竞争激烈的劳动力市场中。

  • 它们是数字一代:年轻的就业候选人使用他们的智能手机访问互联网,并且更有可能使用智能手机进行与工作相关的过程。他们可能会在社交媒体上度过几个小时或观看在线视频。
  • 他们宁愿以电子方式沟通:他们想要参与到工作中来,了解他们工作的各个方面,但是他们可能不喜欢面对面的交流。相反,他们更喜欢发短信、发推特、点赞、视频聊天等与世界互动的主要方式。
  • 他们拥抱技术:投资新技术解决方案可以吸引千禧一代找工作,他们对技术的亲和力使雇主更容易转向更创新驱动的方法。(另一方面,他们往往没有婴儿潮一代那么机械地倾向于这样做。)
  • 他们受过良好的教育:与第四个婴儿潮一代相比,大约39%的千禧年达到了学士学位或更高。
  • 他们想继续学习:千禧一代看到新技能作为更大职业成功的途径,重视学习机会。千禧一代可能会热衷于训练,这是现代消防的重要因素。
  • 他们在就业和生活中寻求目标:千禧一代希望他们的工作与他们的世界观和核心价值观相一致。他们确实把钱(薪水)放在第一位,但不愿意为了赚更多的钱而牺牲大局。他们想要获得力量。千禧一代的定位应该强调价值观和决策界限。
  • 他们想要即时的满足:千禧一代在父母世界的中心长大。有些人被抄写。有些人沉迷于接受一切的奖杯,甚至参与。他们可能会因现在为最终奖励而努力工作的想法。这些期望可能与消防服务的等级和结构基于任期的结构的要素有所不一致。
  • 它们价值多样性,并希望为管理和劳动力的组织工作多样化。
  • 他们希望在他们的职业生涯中有很多工作,并且不太愿意为单个雇主进行长期提交:这一前景的推论是一个可能的营业额较高,雇主持续挑战。
  • 他们重视工作生活平衡:他们不太愿意长时间工作。这种趋势在Covid-19 Pandemer的后果中更加明显,这提醒了员工,需要将优先事项转向就业和更丰富的家庭生活。他们欣赏灵活性。
  • 他们重视团队合作。集团项目和团队合作最近在学校,学院和大学方面的优先级更高,这使得千禧一代取得了重视团队合作,成为更大的一部分。它们还重视建设性反馈和更好的内部通信。
  • 他们对社会商业和自由企业的重要性持怀疑态度。目的千禧一代被吸引到非营利组织和机构,即服务更高的目的(如消防!)

在消防服务中欢迎千禧一代

下一代人员可能会在保留核心元素时更好地改变消防服务

成功地接纳千禧一代进入工作岗位对消防服务的成功至关重要。这项任务需要利用他们对技术的亲和力和对目标的搜索,同时管理适应更结构化组织的文化冲击挑战。

消防服务可以广泛地受益于更多关注多样性和工作生活平衡等问题,这些问题是千禧一代的近似和亲爱的。

简而言之,下一代人员可能会更好地改变消防服务,同时保留使其能够实现几代使命的核心元素。

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