Working fathers, it turns out, are employers’ newest employee retention problem. Though conflicts between jobs and parenting have long been considered a woman’s issue, young dads on both sides of the Atlantic are beginning to express similar frustrations. And the result is a generation of men talking with their feet.
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.
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.
Having debt is not fun; what’s even worse: not knowing how to pay it back. The little-discussed undercurrent of the student debt crisis is that it’s not a money problem (or not just a money problem); it’s an education problem.
Employers are eager to figure out how to attract and retain Millennials. And for good reason – there are a lot of them. The myth is that they’re the only demographic we need to understand. In our zest to characterize Millennials, have we forgotten some other important people in our workforce?
If gamification is turning up in every corner of the business world, it shouldn’t be a surprise. People have been learning through games since they started counting by playing Chutes and Ladders. What might be a surprise is how well games work.
The explosion of Millennials out hunting Weedles and Charmanders should at least be a little instructional. The game pretty much checks all the boxes on the Millennials’ wish lists in life, not just Pokemon.