There are now five generations in the workplace, and while much focus has been on the potential for conflict and miscommunication between generations, a new study reports on some positive impacts of age diversity—increased innovation and problem solving! Among U.S. respondents, 87% said that a multigenerational workforce increases innovation and problem solving.
It wasn’t so long ago that older workers feared—and not without cause—losing their jobs to younger competition. The thought was that younger, energetic talent having just acquired the most up-to-date education would force out older colleagues who were making more money due to their seniority but who were likely to be less productive than the […]
According to Pew Research, Millennials make up most of the current U.S. labor force. And as they advance in their careers and take on more leadership roles, it’s becoming apparent that they’ll prefer to adopt servant leadership styles by fairly wide margins.
According to research parsed by Inc., 53% of hiring managers say it’s difficult to find and retain Millennials, which is particularly problematic when you consider that Millennials now make up the largest generation in the U.S. workforce.
It’s no secret that learning and development (L&D) initiatives and an organization’s training department are typically the first things to go when an organization starts downsizing. But this should never be the case because L&D and training programs yield huge benefits to organizations and their employees.
According to PwC’s 2017 Employee Financial Wellness Survey, 53% of full-time employed adults said that they are stressed about their finances. And nearly one in three employees who were surveyed also claimed that they have been distracted at work on a regular basis because of their personal financial issues—they report spending at least 3 hours […]
New research from the Institute for the Future has uncovered a knowledge gap highlighting five “super skills” that will forever change the future of work. The issue is that most employers aren’t aware of this gap—let alone understand how to foster these skills across teams.
It’s hard to find a hotter topic among business and HR leaders than the “future of work.” The uncertainty surrounding the full impact of cognitive technologies, Robotic Process Automation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and machine learning has many speculating about the impact on workers, given the opportunity for replacement.
Millennials (those born between 1981 and 1995) now make up a majority of the workforce, according to Pew Research. And as more Baby Boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) retire and Generation X moves up, and Generation Z (those born between 1995 and the early 2000s) starts entering the workforce, Millennials will begin to […]
Generation Z (those born between the mid-1990s and the early 2000s) currently makes up 22% of the American population. They’re coming of age and will begin to join the workforce in staggering numbers in the not-so-distant future.