Once upon a time, work ruled. But times have changed. Maybe that’s because employees have changed and work/life benefits are shifting.
Since the 1980s the percentage of computer science degrees earned by women has fallen by more than half, to 18 from 38 percent. “Every company needs technology,“ Melinda Gates told BackChannel, “and yet we’re graduating fewer women technologists. That is not good for society. We have to change it.”
Millennials are the future of your organization. Knowing what matters most in their world will give them a reason to stick around and will keep you a step ahead of your competition.
Dear Santa…if we can’t have a puppy, can we at least get an empty inbox or a week without meetings? What employees really want this Christmas.
Millennial fathers have a different outlook from dads of the past. They’re prioritizing family equally with careers and looking for workplaces that do too.
It’s estimated that today’s college students leave campus with nearly $40,000 in student debt. And it’s affecting more than just their own budgets. “For employers, this is a major concern,” writes EdAssist’s Chris Duchesne in October’s Workspan magazine.
Millennials are asking questions, getting rid of that tired old phrase, “but it’s always been that way,” and putting cultural progress in the same basket as technological.
Until recently, most of the hand-wringing on student loans has focused on how to help people avoid amassing so much debt in the first place. But more and more companies have started asking the question from the other side of the equation: “How can we help people with the student debt they already have?”
Millennials aren’t all the same – especially in the workplace. Learn about four common Millennial stereotypes that aren’t representative of the generation.
Flexible work hours allow employees to balance their time, freeing them up to focus on work while at work and other responsibilities outside the office.