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How to Recruit Employees: Attract Millennials and Gen Zs with Cool Apps

hire workers attract millennials and Gen ZHaving trouble attracting talent and hiring new employees in this job market? Low-code/no-code platforms can attract GenZs and millennials by empowering them with high-tech tools to solve everyday challenges.

Among the most difficult problems facing employers of all sizes is hiring the right people with the right skills, and keeping them motivated and loyal. That’s true for workers of all ages, but it’s especially difficult for companies to find and hire millennials and Gen Zs.

Even if you can hire people in those generations, they may not stay long, according to Deloitte’s 2022 Gen Z and Millennial Survey, which found, “four in 10 Gen Zs and nearly a quarter of millennials would like to leave their jobs within two years, and roughly a third would do so without another job lined up, signaling significant dissatisfaction levels.”

How to Hire Gen Z workers with low codeThe report found that for Gen Zs and millennials, “good work/life balance and learning/development opportunities were the top priorities when choosing an employer.”

That’s good news for smart companies. Low-code/no-code platforms are a great way to attract and keep millennials and Gen Zs, according to the article, “Keep Gen Z Workers Engaged With Low-Code Apps.” The article explains, “the ability to work easily and efficiently is critical to attracting, motivating, and retaining early-in-career workers. They don’t want to use old-school technology that slows them down. They want new-school technology that keeps them as connected, efficient, and productive as possible.”

The way to do that, the article notes, is to energize them with low-code/no-code platforms. It says, “Low-code platforms are empowering an entire generation of non-IT employees in ways never seen before. Low-code gives employees the ability to create their own apps to solve the everyday challenges they run into at work. And, as the most digitally savvy generation yet, the Zoomers are demanding it.”

millenial workerThe article adds that having experience in low-code/no-code will help employees during their entire careers, and they know it. The article explains, “having ‘experience with low-code development’ on your resume will become increasingly valuable in almost every business discipline. As business leaders realize just how much value citizen developers bring to their teams—especially to departments that don’t historically receive a lot of technology funding and attention from traditional IT—the demand for low-code experience will grow.”

The article adds, “This opens the door for new employees to differentiate themselves with their current (as well as potential) employers, regardless of what field they work in.”

Autumn Mobile WorkerAll this holds true not just for Gen Z, but for millennials as well. An SD Times article, “Want to satisfy your millennials? Go low-code” explains “millennials feel held back at work by outdated or rigid technologies. In other words, as millennials continue to make their way into the workforce, the status quo at work might just be on its way out.”

SD Times concludes: “With a more advanced understanding of low-code platforms, millennials are confident that this software can provide greater, easier customization of enterprise applications, allow for seamless integration or compatibility with other software and applications, increase productivity in IT, and enable faster implementation, updates, and maintenance to business-critical systems.”

The upshot of all this? If you want to attract the most digital-savvy workers, particularly Gen Zs and millennials, low-code/no-code is for you.

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The Best Low-Code/No-Code Platform for Gen Zs and Millenials

These tech-savvy generations want to leverage technology directly to solve their own problems. They look for software that's intuitive and that never limits them or their ideas. Alpha Software has the ideal low-code/no-code platform for GenZs, millennials, and all modern workers.

The Company's low-code software products allow people who have never coded to build apps and makes experienced developers more productive. Yet, the software is highly flexible, allowing users to work at their skill level -- from creating basic apps through to developing highly complex and sophisticated systems. With Alpha Software, users never hit limits or run out of power.

no code software for attracting Gen Z employeesAlpha TransForm no-code software helps business users without programming experience to craft task-based apps in minutes. The apps use the latest mobile features (camera, GPS, etc.) for fast, accurate data collection, and the apps can work with or without a WiFi or cell connection. Developers can even tie the apps into business process management systems. Get the no-code app builder.

low code software for attracting millennial employeesAlpha Anywhere low code app development software has the unique ability to rapidly create applications and mobile forms with highly advanced features. These web and mobile apps offer outstanding user experiences and can easily access and integrate with any database or web service, and can exploit built-in role-based security or robust offline functionality. Developers can build mobile apps, web apps, or complete ERP systems with the software. Build low-code apps for free.

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Amy Groden-Morrison
Amy Groden-Morrison

Amy Groden-Morrison has served more than 15 years in marketing communications leadership roles at companies such as TIBCO Software, RSA Security and Ziff-Davis. Most recently she was responsible for developing marketing programs that helped achieve 30%+ annual growth rate for analytics products at a $1Bil, NASDAQ-listed business integration Software Company. Her past accomplishments include establishing the first co-branded technology program with CNN, launching an events company on the NYSE, rebranding a NASDAQ-listed company amid a crisis, and positioning and marketing a Boston-area startup for successful acquisition. Amy currently serves as a Healthbox Accelerator Program Mentor, Marketing Committee Lead for the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Launch Smart Clinics, and on the organizing team for Boston TechJam. She holds an MBA from Northeastern University.

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The Alpha platform is the only unified mobile and web app development and deployment environment with distinct “no-code” and “low-code” components. Using the Alpha TransForm no-code product, business users and developers can take full advantage of all the capabilities of the smartphone to turn any form into a mobile app in minutes, and power users can add advanced app functionality with Alpha TransForm's built-in programming language. IT developers can use the Alpha Anywhere low-code environment to develop complex web or mobile business apps from scratch, integrate data with existing systems of record and workflows (including data collected via Alpha TransForm), and add additional security or authentication requirements to protect corporate data.