Business: Earning Your Trophy: Considerations for Interviewing the Millennial Applicant Hiring and working alongside the millennial worker has been a popular topic in recent press. Millennials are those who were born between the years of 1980 and 2000 and who are typically “new” to the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology. This article provides a brief description of different generations ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2010
Business: Earning Your Trophy: Considerations for Interviewing the Millennial Applicant
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Mark DeRuiter
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Elizabeth VandeWaa
    University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
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Research Issues, Methods & Evidence-Based Practice / Professional Issues & Training / Business
Article   |   October 01, 2010
Business: Earning Your Trophy: Considerations for Interviewing the Millennial Applicant
SIG 11 Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, October 2010, Vol. 20, 92-99. doi:10.1044/aas20.3.92
SIG 11 Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, October 2010, Vol. 20, 92-99. doi:10.1044/aas20.3.92

Hiring and working alongside the millennial worker has been a popular topic in recent press. Millennials are those who were born between the years of 1980 and 2000 and who are typically “new” to the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology. This article provides a brief description of different generations in the workforce and a detailed discussion of the millennial applicant. Tips for interviewing these applicants are shared, with an emphasis on common pitfalls and considerations in their job-seeking. Aspects unique to the millennial applicant are discussed in order to assist the new hiring manager so that a good fit between applicant and organization may be found.

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