In the complex anatomy of your organization, your workforce is the heartbeat. A strong, healthy heart pumps blood throughout the body, usually at a steady rate, but can work much faster when necessary. Similarly, a robust workforce propels productivity throughout the organization, supplying oxygen in the form of discretionary effort and removing toxins such as complacency. Your workforce can exceed expectations when it is in good health and receiving the attention and motivation it needs to flourish.Read More
As more and more of Generation Y seek employment, we continue to see a staggering number of this group unemployed. In fact, 40% of unemployed workers are millennials. While the workforce is competitive and there is an increase in the number of Traditionalists staying longer in the workforce, the list of what is preventing this generation from finding employment grows longer.
According to David D. Burstein a millennial expert (and of the generation), millennials are more global, more tolerant, more diverse, more educated, more connected, and bigger than any generation before them. He is correct, yet this generation is also troubled by stereotypes like ‘entitled’ and ‘narcissistic’. Can a group of individuals glorified for their strengths and plagued by weaknesses have that much trouble succeeding in the workplace?