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The Benefits of Hiring Youth Print

Our greatest resource is our young people. Youth have passion, determination, ambition and drive. Who wouldn’t want to have individuals with these qualities working for their business?

Here are some of the many benefits associated with hiring youth:

  • They bring new ideas and perspectives to the workplace;
    • Youth share their ideas and give suggestions as to how a business can manage these ideas effectively.
  • They are eager and willing to learn;
    • Youth enjoy learning and are open to coaching and mentoring from others.
  • They are enthusiastic, energetic and physically active;
    • Engaged youth bring a level of energy to work products.
  • They are creative, adaptable, open minded and learn quickly;
    • Youth are interested in skill and knowledge-building opportunities, they thrive on being able to apply their creativity and adapt quickly to meet new challenges.
  • They are not afraid of technology or change;
    • Youth embrace change. They like the challenges and the opportunities that change brings. Businesses can use the skills that youth bring with regard to technology to implement cost saving technological changes.
  • They are a wealth of knowledge;
    • Youth are very knowledgeable as a result of being constantly plugged into the internet. If there is something that they do not know, they know how to find it.
  • They are very comfortable in a diverse workplace;
    • Youth have grown up in a diverse culture. They have a strong sense of individuality and welcome it in others.
  • Youth represent the future of business;
    • Youth are the future customers of the business. By using the knowledge that youth bring to your workplace to help customize your services or products, your business is able to increase or expand its business opportunities.
gi_59164_smartforceTo learn more about the benefits of hiring youth check out The Who, the What and the Why  About Gen-Y course in the Gen Y course bundle on Smartforce NL at

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