Tags: Millennials

Millennials are misunderstood, says report on the future workforce

The workforce of the future will look different than it does today. A new study finds that most EMEA companies are unprepared to address these changes. As revealed in Workforce 2020, a global survey of more than 5,400 executives and employees in 27 countries conducted by the independent research group Oxford Economics with support from…

Prithvi Shergill: Five things Millenials can teach their boss

Why is it that enterprises seek to innovate and transform every part of their business except for its management model? Employees are used to having layers of bureaucracy between them and decision-makers. Is this really the best way to encourage teams to think for themselves, take creative initiatives or be happy at work? Instead, businesses…

The millennial generation will drive unprecedented work/life culture shifts

PwC research reveals that while organisations talk about diversity, over half of the millennial generation of workers do not feel that work opportunities are really equal for all.  PwC’s report Next generation diversity – Developing tomorrow’s female leaders, which is based on a survey of over 40,000 global workers born between 1980 and 1995, reveals that…

Jon Andrews: The difference between millennials and other generations is technology

It is true that the workplace is set to undergo a dramatic transformation over the next decade. By 2020, millennials (people born between 1980 and 1995) will represent more than half of the working population and will bring with them their own values, experiences and expectations as a consequence of growing up through unstable economic…

Millennial workers may turn out to be better employees

New research raises serious questions about the truth of generational differences and the attitudes of millennials. In fact, Kenexa High Performance Institute research indicates the millennials often stand on common ground with their older counterparts, and in some key areas, the research suggests that the millennials may even turn out to be better employees and,…