An executive survey released by the Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, reveals the heads down, get-the-job-done attitudes and priorities of Generation X employees. When asked which generation is the most engaged in the workforce, more than half of respondents (52 percent) said Generation X. Baby Boomers […]
As the #MeToo Movement gains momentum on Twitter and Facebook, I am reminded of two painful stories I’ve told about sexual harassment and sexual assault during my years as a blogger. The first one I shared in 2009, was about sexual harassment. I decided to share it after a difficult year in my career, when […]
Generation Z, by broadest definition, begins in 1996 and runs to current day (2015). A new study sheds light on this Homelander Generation’s attitudes and behaviors at work. They want to drive to their jobs, head into their private offices and meet face-to-face with colleagues before calling it a day. They don’t want to work too late, […]
A few of the key findings in this report on Gen Y in the workplace reveal that hiring managers perceive millennials (Generation Y) as: Narcissistic Money driven Not strong team players Do you agree with these findings? The report is the work of the Generation Y consulting firm Millennial Branding and Elance-oDesk.
Five years ago, I did some work on a program that was in need of re-branding if not branding. I couldn’t sell my ideas, however, to the powers that be, and the program continued to get cut, cut, cut. Eventually, I threw in the towel and moved on to other projects. I’ve thought a lot […]
U.S. Coast Guard Commander Darcie Cunningham doesn’t think much of Generation Y and isn’t sure they’re fit for service. At least that is what I’ve ascertained from a portion of an article she wrote for Proceedings, a prestigious periodical from the U.S. Naval Institute. Check out: Now Hear This: Millennials Bring A New Mentality: Does It […]