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Hiring younger employees is a reality for many businesses in today’s competitive business climate. However, there are many beliefs that are held in regard to today’s fresh college graduates: “they’re lazy,” “they don’t have people skills” or “they’re only interested in their phones and social media.” Sure, there’s some legitimacy to these stereotypes. However, hiring graduates doesn’t have to be a terrible experience if you know what you’re getting yourself into. A lot of it is on you to recruit, interview and hire the young people that fit what you need. To help you prepare your hiring strategy, here are some pros and cons for hiring young people straight out of college. We’ll start with the cons: (more…)