Generations

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How to Motivate Millennials

How to Motivate Millennials

Every organization strives for growth, stability, and the maximum amount of productivity from their employees. Achieving organizational success is accomplished by having a motivated workforce that understands the end goal. With that said, what exactly keeps your employees motivated? Motivation comes in all shapes and sizes, but first you need to understand who your employees are. Employees in today’s workforce…
The Raw Millennial Truth: Being a Manager Disappoints

The Raw Millennial Truth: Being a Manager Disappoints

This DATIS Blog Article, "The Raw Millennial Truth: Being a Manager Disappoints," was originally posted by Lorena Martinez, Great Place to Work on October 30th, 2017 and was reposted with permission . In nearly all my consulting engagements over the two and a half years, at least one member of the C-suite voiced concerns about managing millennial employees. It’s clearly a hot topic…
Top 3 Millennial Retention Strategies

Top 3 Millennial Retention Strategies

Employee retention is important for any organization that is looking for stability and growth. High employee turnover is not only expensive, but can also negatively affect the culture and overall environment of an office. With millennials being the largest generation represented in today’s workforce, it’s important that executives go out of their way to develop and implement millennial retention strategies.…
Managing a Multigenerational Workforce

Managing a Multigenerational Workforce

For the first time in history, today’s complex workforce is made up of five distinct generations working alongside one another. Their diverse perspectives, attitudes, and motivations have changed the workplace dynamic, creating the need for leaders to evolve their multigenerational workforce management strategies. In our recently released 2017 State of Workforce Management, we revealed key trends in the Health and…
5 Tips to Make Better Workplaces for Millennials

5 Tips to Make Better Workplaces for Millennials

This DATIS Blog Article, “5 Tips to Make Better Workplaces for Millennials“, was originally posted by Kim Peters, Great Place to Work on August 9th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. Much of Corporate America has spent the last decade loosening dress codes and adding gaming consoles to break rooms to better connect with younger employees. The result? Gallup reports that about 60 percent of Millennials are…
Millennial Managers: Is Your Workforce Ready?

Millennial Managers: Is Your Workforce Ready?

You’re probably thinking, “Here we go again with another millennial article,” but we are not here to discuss the negative and frequently criticized reputation of this demographic. The time has finally come for millennials to denounce their stereotype as they begin to shake up the status quo in the workplace and embrace their place as the next corporate leaders. As…
5 Things to Know About Generation Z

5 Things to Know About Generation Z

Just when we think we’re starting to get a handle on the Millennials, Generation Z comes careening into the workforce. So, we need to reconsider all of the same questions; What are they like? What do they want? How can we hire them? How can we work with them? Many organizations have been hyper-focused on Millennials in the workforce for…
The CEO Guide to Rethinking Your HR Strategy

The CEO Guide to Rethinking Your HR Strategy

The role of HR has significantly changed over the past few years as issues such as recruiting, retention, and employee engagement are growing in significance. Terms like company culture and employee happiness have risen to the top of the wish lists of employees all over the country, changing the way organizations approach their HR decisions. A recent study released by…
Engaging Millennials in The Workplace

Engaging Millennials in The Workplace

In the modern workplace, there are a multitude of stigmas that stereotype millennials; self-absorbed, lazy, job hoppers, and the list goes on. However, these are exactly just that, stigmas. These assumptions are based on the fact that the new generation prefers to work in a different type of organizational culture than previous generations. Based on the aforementioned assumptions, millennials are…
How CEOs Should Approach the Generation Gap

How CEOs Should Approach the Generation Gap

Generational differences have historically caused tension in the workplace. Older workers view younger generations as impatient, looking for the fast-track to the top, while the younger employees see the veterans as stubborn and stuck in their ways. However, the generation gap is currently causing organizations more trouble than ever before. For the first time in history, CEOs in the Health…
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