Generational Differences

The top 9 TED talks on leadership from 2019

One of the best ways you can invest in your leadership development is through continual learning. Fortunately, in the age of the internet, there are scores of opportunities online to do just this—often for free. Podcasts, for instance, have become…

The benefits of millennials in the workplace

Millennials are soon to be the largest population in the global workforce. Traditionally, companies have found it challenging to attract, and more importantly retain, millennial talent. Job seekers from this generation (which is comprised of those who were born between…

4 secrets to attracting millennials to your workplace

In 2016, millennials (a generation usually defined by those born between 1981 and 1996) became the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. In the years to come, the members of this generation will be the ones to eventually assume the…

Workplace diversity and how it affects employees

Workplace diversity means employing team members who are different from one another. That difference could be found in gender, race, religion, culture, sexuality, age, education, background and countless more. Diversity has many benefits for a business. People with different life…

The value of upskilling

We’ve talked a lot about the importance of upskilling in the workplace, and now a new graphic from Richard Madison, the Marketing Executive of the Brighton School of Business and Management (https://www.brightonsbm.com) demonstrates even further the value of upskilling and…

4 things to do before starting the succession planning process

Last time on the blog, we discussed some of the benefits organisations could experience simply by having a succession plan in place. These benefits include a significant increase in employee engagement and a higher number of identified, well-developed leaders on…

3 reasons your company should begin succession planning

Does your organisation have a succession plan in place? If not, you may want to consider developing one. Based on a recent report from Software Advice—an online reviewer of talent management technology—organisations that have succession plans in place tend to yield…

What the top-rated companies have in common

Want your company to attract the best and brightest team members? In a recent study, Software Advice, an online reviewer of HR technology, combed through employee-written reviews of companies (as hosted on the website Glassdoor, which helps job seekers determine…

Generation Y: how to attract and keep them?

Our guest author, James Goodricke, continues his thoughts on Generation Y in the workplace in Part 2. Read Part 1 here. While generation gaps are nothing new, with Generation Y it isn’t so much a gap as a discontinuity. Growing…