7 Strategies to Bridge Generational Gaps in SMB Recruitment

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Multigenerational workforces are here to stay. Currently, there are five generations that small businesses have to consider when recruiting new talent — Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z.

Understanding job seeker preferences, motivations, and behaviors across generational lines is essential for growing companies looking to connect more effectively with candidates and stay competitive in a tight labor market.

We’ve asked HR professionals and recruiters their advice on how to bridge the gap in generational recruiting and hiring. From creating diverse interview panels to advertising mentorship opportunities, discover how these strategies have reshaped recruiting dynamics in small- and medium-sized businesses.

Create Diverse Interview Panels Target Multiple Job Search Sites Use LinkedIn’s Cross-Generational Reach Advertise Mentorship Opportunities Diversify Recruitment Platforms Implement Generation-Spanning Mentorship Pair Seasoned and Young Employees Create Diverse Interview Panels

One of the best ways to bridge those gaps is to create interview panels with representatives from several generations. Each generation brings its own unique skills and experiences to connect with candidates and assess cultural fit from their distinct lens. You get a more well-rounded evaluation of candidates and a chance to show them how much your business values diversity, so it’s a win-win.


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