At some point, every business faces the challenge of recruiting a new crop of employees to secure a bright future for the company. Selecting and extending offers to a great crop of young workers is only half the battle; companies also have to be appealing enough to these prospects to attract the best and brightest.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, Millennials—individuals born from approximately 1980-2000—will make up 50 percent of the workforce by 2020. Not surprisingly, a generation that grew up with laptops, tablets, and smartphones is full of job seekers that expect, rather than hope, the company they choose to work for employs modern technology. In fact, according to a recent study by CompTIA, 67 percent of millennials judge an employer by technical knowledge.
Deploying best-in-class unified communications not only revolutionizes the way your company can connect with colleagues and clients, it also signals to potential hires that you embrace leading-edge technology instead of shying away from it. Between 99.999 percent guaranteed uptime, a wide array of cloud-based features like Find Me/Follow Me and seamless video conferencing, extensive mobile solutions, and more, your business will stand out as an organization dedicated to leading, not following.
Of course, implementing unified communications will do much more than help you recruit. Your company can cut costs, boost productivity, and facilitate better collaboration using these top notch business tools. In other words, the advantages are plentiful and the drawbacks are non-existent. Adopt a Scalable Cloud Communications Solution in 2016—a new generation is waiting.