Generations at Work

Work Perks That Help Attract and Retain Employees – Cafe Quill

Work Perks That Help Attract and Retain Employees – Cafe Quill

Employee Retention: Benefits that Attract and Retain Employees In the “old days” of work, an employee could sign on with a company in their early 20s and expect to earn a decent salary for the next 40 years before retiring on a respectable pension. T... Read More »

Trophy Generation Damaging Nation’s Work Ethic

The Trophy Generation | Is it destroying the motivation and the drive kids need to achieve success without getting a prize, trophy or other form of instant gratification? For several years I was on a selection committee for Eagle Scouts.  We were the... Read More »

Growing Gap Between Millennials and Employers

The New Employee Mindset™ & What It Means for the Future As the Millennial Generation (or Gen Y) ages, they are becoming increasingly important in the workplace. They are moving into positions of responsibility and becoming more valuable to their... Read More »

Engaging Millennial Employees

Attracting, retaining and engaging the millennial workforce is far different than my generation.  The rules have changed.  What motivated me and my generation is a million miles apart from this younger and more diverse group of men and women. My frie... Read More »

Skills Shortages Worsening

Herman Trend Alert: Skills Shortages Worsening With the forecasts of doom and gloom in so many places around the world, we would expect companies to delay hiring new employees and that the skills shortages might be lessening. Fortunately for candidat... Read More »

Entitled Millennials? – The Network for Good

Entitled Millennials? By Allison McGuire If you’re in the world of employee engagement, you may already know that many Millennials are unhappy in their jobs. What you may not know is the source of this unhappiness and more importantly, what you... Read More »

Four Keys to Attract and Retain Millennials

The youngest generation in today’s workforce, Millennials or Generation Y, has brought new challenges to companies. These 20 and 30-somethings are the largest generation in human history and will comprise 40 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2020, acc... Read More »

Solving Gen Ys Passion Problem – Cal Newport – Harvard Business Review

This is a great article about what makes Generation Y tick. Also some great discussion on the blog.  A must read for anyone wanting to understand this generation. Solving Gen Ys Passion Problem – Cal Newport – Harvard Business Review. Read More »

RETIRING BOOMERS

RETIRING BOOMERS: In response to the question, “How would you characterize the attitude toward retirement of the baby boomers in your organization?” 2,500 HR executives said they weren’t sure (25 percent), or that such workers: Seem no more eager to ... Read More »

What Do Millennials Want

Donald Trump’s TV show “The Apprentice” is back for another season with a twist that revolves around professionals who have been affected by the economy. Each contestant has lost his or her job and is searching for a new one. When c... Read More »

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