Tags: Generation y

Neil Pickering: Generational tensions – The Ageing Workforce vs. Generation Y

It was interesting to read KPMG’s recent report which examined the tension between the ageing workforce and Gen Y workers, as older colleagues are postponing retirement plans and intend to work for longer. The younger generation of workers see this as a direct threat on their career progression. In line with these findings, much has…

Gen Y employees want global experience

Students and young professionals in the US and UK expect to live and work abroad at some point in their career. This is according to a study by international relocation specialist MOVE Guides, as part of a wider report into Gen Y and global mobility. The report highlights a growing recognition of international relocation as…

Job satisfaction more important than pay for Generation Y

A report by performance solutions organisation, iOpener Institute, has suggested that the digital generation – Generation Y – values job fulfilment over financial reward. Responses from18,000 young professionals were analysed in the report, ‘Happiness at work – Maximising your psychological capital for success’, and the findings suggest that generation Y are motivated to stay with…

Generation Y not so hard to handle, claims new study

A new research report claims that the attitudes of today’s young people are not a unique generational trait, they simply relate to their age and career stage – Millennial workers are often depicted as a unique and hard-to-manage generation, however a new study by Kenexa claims that isn’t the case. The new report found that…