Recruiters currently face some unprecedented demographics asthey search for the right candidates in today’s workforce. Three generations of Americans—millennials, Gen Xers and babyboomers—are now at near-parity when it comes to their share of thetalent pool.

In terms of total numbers, millennials (53.5 million workers)just pulled ahead of the pack in the first quarter of thisyear.

This came only four years after Gen Xers (52.7 million workers)rose to the top after decades of dominance by baby boomers (44.6million workers) (see the Pew Research Center report, “Millennials surpass Gen Xers as the largestgeneration in U.S. labor force, 2015”).

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