Over a third of SME business owners would sooner recruit a 55-year-old than a 24-year-old with same CV
Thirty-six percent of employers would choose someone from the baby boomer generation compared to a fifth (20%) who would opt for a millennial, a study of 1,000 small-to-medium enterprise (SME) owners by Benenden Health has revealed. Data showed business leaders described younger employees as ‘snowflakes' with ‘lower productivity', ‘higher absence rates' and ‘a poorer grasp of the English language'. The study, which also surveyed 1,000 employees, also found that half (56%) of generation Z employees...
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