|Generation Y - The Generation Born In the 1980s and 1990s|
|Tuesday, November 10 2009 15:01|
What are they looking for in an employer and what motivates them to work hard?
Much of the workforce today is composed of younger professionals in their twenties and thirties. The expectations and motivations for Generation Y are much different than what employers are use to from Generation X.
Entry level Generation Y workers expect and want the following when seeking employment with companies:
Employers need to be able to understand Generation Y workers and keep them motivated to stay and grow with their company. Here are some tips on how to motivate younger workers:
MOTIVATION TIP: Help them acquire skills that make them more marketable because the opportunity to learn more skills at your company will motivate them to want to stay.
MOTIVATION TIP: Give young workers clearly defined goals and the ability and freedom for them to achieve the goals in their own way.
MOTIVATION TIP: Provide constant informal feedback.
MOTIVATION TIP: Give young workers access to various types of data and resources.
Our client can download the quick tip for motivating young generation here
Adapted from "Understanding Y: Learn how to recruit Generation Y workers and how to make them stay" by Christine Luporter, on the WomenConnect webiste.
|Last Updated on Wednesday, November 11 2009 09:55|
Cary S., Business Mgr.
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