Employment and Career Goals Report

Vital insights into Gen Z and Millennials' behavior, plans, and views—with major takeaways for brands.

The 2020 pandemic not only created job loss and financial instability for Millennials but inspired them to rethink their career and future goals. In YPulse’s COVID-19 special report: Employment & Career Plans, What’s Changed we predicted that the future of work will look very different, and employed Millennials will want to keep flexibility without losing the workplace culture. Now, more than a  year later, we are revisiting Millennials’ employment status and career goals, for a clear picture of what’s ahead. This report delves into young peoples’ employment status, their outlook on the economy, and the significant COVID-related shifts in career goals among Millennials.

Download the full report for insights on: 

  • Millennials’ level of confidence in the economy and employment a year after COVID hit
  • The career goal that has now become more important than having passion for work
  • How Millennials feel about remote work a year after the start of COVID
  • The new employee benefit that has become a critical need post-pandemic

Report length: 15 pages

Based on a survey of 1000 13-39-year-olds in the U.S., fielded in April 2021

Additional survey content for Pro users: The company they most want to work for, spring graduation status and their value of degrees, industries they are currently working for and industries they want to work for, where they look for jobs, preference in having a job in sciences or arts, preference for small start-up or large established organizations when choosing where to work, and the average amount of years they have currently been working at their job. 

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