The Dirt on Millennials: A Surprising Reason They’re Not Getting Hired

Young adults trying to find work may have to clean up their hygiene habits in order to get hired. Yes, this even applies to people wanting to work in gritty, dusty jobsites. The Bank of America Trends in Consumer Mobility report asked 1,000 adults about the importance of various items in their daily lives. “Among millennials, 93 percent said a smartphone was ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ important, making it the most important item for that age group. Fewer—87 percent—said deodorant was of daily importance, and 91 percent, a toothbrush.” Technology strikes again.

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