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The Trophy Kids Grow Up: How the Millennial Generation is Shaking Up the Workplace by Ron Alsop

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11.2. THE GREENING OF RECRUITING

With their strong sense of civic duty, some millennials aspire to work for the Peace Corps and Teach for America. Others hope to start their own new ventures with a social or environmental mission.

But most millennials still expect to work for a large corporation. They won't settle for just any employer, however. They intend to join companies committed to social and environmental responsibility, and they want to be given time by their employers to perform community service. Some young people consider a reputation for corporate citizenship so important that they are even willing to accept a lower salary to work for a company they admire.

Nearly 80% of millennials say they prefer to work for a company that cares ...

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