According to data from the Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS) released in 2016, the total of the labor market in Indonesia which reached more than 160 million people, as many as 4% were millennial, to be exact about 62.5 million people. Basically, millennial generation was growing together with the advancement of technology and information. They get used to work fast, more practical and more efficient in work systems. That way, many things are easily learned quickly through digital platforms. The talents that they develop in millennial age are more exposed. They have more master over many fields at a young age.
Several decades ago, some companies recruited employees with a focus on candidates or human resources themselves. Job seekers also, study a particular field of science to then measure their good luck in the world of work. The talentlyft.com data source states that the method of recruiting has changed since 2019. The company doesn’t pick a candidate anymore, but the talent was picked a candidate.
Business progress in the digital era have created specific capability of opportunities, such as digital marketing, design graphics, video and photography, social media specialists and so on. Millennial learn about these opportunities and increase awareness of the growing trend to then make themselves experts and meet the requirements in accordance with trends. The company not only recruits based on labor market needs, but also the talents of a person. The company even wants certain candidates even since he/she still works in other companies. Because of this change, both companies and job seekers must shift their paradigm. Both must transform their self-image, so that the recruitment process becomes more efficient. Companies look for candidates with talent opportunities needed in the millennial era, and also the candidates can adjust their skills to the growing trend.
Written by : Aprilia Suherlan
Data Source: Talentlyft.com
Infographic : Rappler.com