Tag: Millennials

How the New Workforce Is Changing Incentive Compensation

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.

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Popular New Benefits Reflect Changing Workforce

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.

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What Makes High-Performing Employees Stay in a Job?

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.

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3 Ways HR Must Adapt to Key 21st Century Changes

“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 […]

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4 Ways Companies Can Attract Millennial Job Seekers

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 […]

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Do Millennial Managers Respect Their Elders?

Does the old adage, “respect your elders,” take on a new meaning when your elders become your direct reports? According to new survey results, a different “old adage” comes to mind: age is just a number.

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5 Tips for Hiring and Managing ‘Twenty-Somethings’

Let’s get this out of the way first:  “Millennials” have been such a frequent topic in hiring discussions recently that managers are admitting to being positively fatigued by the word.  If you’re in that camp it may come as good news that soon it won’t even be the correct term when we’re talking about younger, […]

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What Do Millennial Leaders and First-time Managers Need to Succeed?

The International Coach Federation (ICF) and Human Capital Institute (HCI) have released findings from their latest research collaboration, Building a Coaching Culture with Millennial Leaders. The study explores how first-time people managers and emerging leaders—many of whom are Millennials—can benefit from partnering with a coach and receiving training on how to use coaching skills with […]

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