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Published September 24, 2013, 10:30 PM

Local workplaces attracting new employees with perks

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The days are gone when work and home life are separate. A new study reveals people in their early twenties actually seek out careers where they can go to work, make friends and have fun. 21, 22, 23 year-olds are looking for jobs where the environment is family-like, so we searched for business in the valley who are aiming for just that.

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The days are gone when work and home life are separate. A new study reveals people in their early twenties actually seek out careers where they can go to work, make friends and have fun. 21, 22, 23 year-olds are looking for jobs where the environment is family-like, so we searched for business in the valley who are aiming for just that.

How would you like to work at a place where they serve Starbucks coffee or beer in the afternoon? Well, Sundog, a company who employs many people under the age of twenty, knows exactly what the millenials are looking for.

Research shows young adults expect a work environment they feel comfortable in; somewhere where they can merge their work and personal lives.

For businesses owners, there are reasons why you should be looking at this young talent. By 2025, generation Y will account for more than 75% of the workforce.

Creating a friendly work environment can also help keep hard-working employees around.

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