Discover: Switching up Recruitment Strategy to Bring in Next Gen Workers

Time: 9:50 am
day: Day Two


  • How can we decrease vacancy rates?
  • Tailor recruitment strategy to the next generation of workers
  • How the State of Illinois have transformed their recruitment strategy: switching to more flexible hours that are favored by younger generations, targeting colleges and high schools for next gen talent pipelines and fine tuning the hiring process such as giving applicants a conditional offer within 3 working days to keep engagement and instant gratification to younger workers. These efforts have left the State of Illinois with a 7% vacancy rate down from 18%.