With the current shortage of good accounting staff now approaching
epidemic proportions, companies are looking to recent graduates for
talent that is both current on technology tools and still affordable.
But there’s a big caveat to that strategy, ably demonstrated by a
recent Robert Half International survey published in CFO Magazine. They
surveyed these “millennials” to find out what they most valued on the
job. The top ranked results on a scale of 1 to 10 are shown in the
They don’t need explanation, although the writer had a one-liner to
add, hinting at a backlash against companies’ declining sense of
loyalty to their employees over the past generation.
“If you want loyalty, get a dog.”
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