Millennial Top Priorities When Looking for Job

Millennial Top Priorities When Looking for Job

Proof Point

Top five priorities of Millennials in deciding job placement include money, security, time off, great people and flexible conditions

Millennial Top Priorities When Looking for Job

2016 (percentage)

Note: Data based on Reputation Leaders for ManpowerGroup’s Millennial Careers: 2020 Vision survey of 19,000 working Millennials and 1,500 hiring managers across 25 countries

Proof Point Findings

  • Financial Security Top Priority – Millennials focused on financial security when looking for jobs, ranking salary (92%) and tenure (87%) highest
  • Collaborative and Flexible Culture – Most respondents also placed importance on work culture, including getting holidays (86%), working with great people (80%), and having flexible working conditions (79%)
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include increasing millennial population in workforce, rising demand for intangible benefits (e.g. better time management, location flexibility, work variety and creative freedom), and increased industry competition for top talent


Market Disruption


Date Last Updated

June 27, 2017

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