Tag: Millennials

workforce

OK, Workforce: Millennials vs. Boomers

As an HR professional, you know it is illegal to discriminate against a person due to his or her age or other protected statuses, like race, gender, religion, etc., but as the workforce continues to comprise multiple generations, it may feel like there’s a battle brewing between the young and old.

employees

Should You Worry About Training Employees Out of Your Company?

Training employees is a crucial means of making them more effective and productive, as well as reducing risk. But many employers fear that spending money on training employees will make them more attractive candidates in the labor market, thereby making them susceptible to leaving the organization. Here are some reasons you should not let that […]

training

Make Room for AI in Your Training Budgets in 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) is sweeping the nation! So much so that almost half (45%) of U.S. employers say they plan to increase employee training budgets as AI and automation change the nature of some jobs and create opportunities for new ones. On the flip side, however, only 16% of employers say they expect to reduce […]

burnout

No Lack of Stress Among Millennials

Burnout, a syndrome stemming from workplace stress, has, at one time or another, affected virtually the entire U.S. workforce. Lhasa OMS recently did a study of 2,010 young Americans, with the goal of learning more about their stress levels at work. The findings showed that 4 out of 5 Millennials were stressed several times per […]

engaged

5 Ways to Keep Millennials Engaged in Your L&D Programs

Millennials want better learning and development (L&D) opportunities and experiences at work. In fact, offering engaging L&D programs is usually cited as being the number one way to retain Millennials long term. But unfortunately, many L&D professionals don’t know exactly what to do to make their L&D programs more engaging for this generation.