One of the many topics currently crowding the radar screen of human resources thinkers concerns the multiple generations in today’s workforce. Millennials, Gen Xers, baby boomers, and even some well beyond age 70 are finding themselves working side by side. Figuring out how to engage individuals who have come of age in different eras and […]
The young professionals on the bus seat behind me were talking about this year’s medical benefits, and I listened in. It’s my business. (Benefits, that is … not eavesdropping.)
What happens in a world where skills become obsolete in just a few years?
The “future of work” has been the topic of much conversation of late. It’s not surprising—after all, forewarned is forearmed. With that hunger for credible and actionable predictions in mind, Gallup has identified some “disruptive workplace trends” that employers should take heed of, and begin preparing for, sooner rather than later:
In order to attract the best possible team of engaged, digitally savvy employees, and keep them around, CEOs and owners will now need to learn how to play to a variety of generational nuances.
Millennials employees are no longer a novel concept. As Scott T. Rollin notes in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, they’ve begun to move into middle management and other key employee roles. Coupled with employers’ worries about hiring and retaining qualified workers, the result is a mounting concern about how to compensate key Millennials.
In the ongoing battle for benefits supremacy, employers are increasingly offering perks that probably never would have even crossed their minds just a decade ago. As with so many changes in the workplace these days, the shift has been prompted by Millennials, who are drawn by more than the bottom-line salary.
A new survey report has found that top factor that makes high-performing employees more likely to stay in their jobs are good relationships with colleagues. The Ceridian survey, the 2017 Pulse of Talent Report, took a look at why high-performing employees remain in their jobs.
“Millennials just don’t have the values and work ethic of our times. They want everything the easy way.” How many times have you heard this? When someone complains to me about “young people these days….,” I counter with questions like: Why don’t you drive a horse carriage instead of a car? Why do you use […]
In 2015, Millennials surpassed Gen Xers as the largest demographic in the United States workforce. Typically considered as anyone born between 1984 and 1997 (give or take a few years depending on your definition), the current Millennial ranges from anyone in their early 20s to their mid 30s. In terms of the work force, that […]