Take a second to examine where you are right now. Think about every detail: where you sit at work, your first day on the job and the decisions that led you to work for your organization. Was it the money? Benefits package? Professional growth potential? Have these reasons changed in any way and/or has your opinion of your organization improved or worsened since your first day?
The New Year is here! For many of us, January is the perfect time to reflect on our lives and set new goals, hoping we become better versions of ourselves along the way. Most people make personal resolutions, like get in shape, quit smoking/drinking, or learn a new language. But, what about career resolutions?
As a new decade begins the current workforce is loaded with multiple generations of workers, including baby boomers, Generation X, Generation Y (millennials) and Generation Z. Different generations in the workforce can have many potential benefits and challenges. One of those challenges is keeping up with employee needs and giving them the tools they need to be successful.
A recent survey took a look at what Generation Z (born 1997-2010) workers value from their jobs and compared it to what millennials (born 1981-1996) entering the workforce in 2010 valued from their jobs. The differences are mostly subtle, but there are a few things that stand out.