Generation Z is those born between 1995-2014 (22 years and under). This generation has been called Generation Z, iGen, and Post-Millennials. In the past few years, Gen Z has been studied, and facts reveal that this generation is different. Moreover, Generation Z is the most diverse generation than previous cohorts; 48% non-white. They are also more educated than any previous generation and have the highest rate of cell phone ownership than prior generations, including Mille
Now more than ever, employees are looking for a sense of purpose and meaning in their work. But where does that purpose come from--the worker or the organization? In the 1960s (or so the story goes) President Kennedy was visiting NASA. While on a tour, he saw a man walking down the hallway with a broom and a bucket. Kennedy walked over to him, introduced himself and said, "What do you do here?" The man, who was clearly a janitor, replied, "Sir, I help put a man on the moon."
Change is good, because you grow with it. As each change in your life occurs, you grow and you learn more about yourself. Even if a change leads you to somewhere that you didn’t want to be, you will still learn a lesson from the change, and it will help you grow into a more rounded and balanced person. If we never change, we would end up stuck and going nowhere! Let’s face it: embracing change is no fun. Everyone likes staying in his or her comfort zone. After all, they call
A new generation of learners requires a new approach to workplace training. These are the six elements needed to professionally develop your Millennial employees. According to Bersin by Deloitte, a leading research and advisory services firm, talent management and development is the second biggest challenge facing HR executives in organizations today. Bersin estimates companies spend more than $130 billion per year on employee development, with leadership development as the s
Find ways that are natural and comfortable for you to demonstrate your appreciation since your authenticity is the key. The good news is that we have complete control over our appreciation. “There is more hunger to love and appreciation in this world than there is for bread.” – Mother Teresa William James, the father of psychology, stated that the most fundamental psychological need is to be appreciated. We all want to feel fully appreciated for our work. The payoff for inspi