Archive for genY SmartBlogs
SmartBrief recently caught up with William A. Coppel, Managing Director and Chief Client Growth Officer for First Clearing Correspondent Services, to discuss the future of clearing as well as other trends and research affecting the financial services industry. What follows is an edited version of that discussion.
What does the future of clearing look like?
We are taking the clearing business in a new direction.[…] Continue Reading »
In my first post on how to utilize your Generation Y workforce, I explained how to find and hire the best Gen Y workers. In this post, I’ll share more tips from Sean Finter of Barmetrix on how to best utilize your young workforce. During his information session at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York, Finter explained that there are three levels of engagement when it comes to your employees: engaged, disengaged and actively disengaged.[…] Continue Reading »
Poorly handled generational differences threaten productivity and engagement at many organizations, warns Sherri Elliot-Yeary, author of “Ties to Tattoos.” I recently spoke with Elliot-Yeary to learn her advice on how to bridge the (yes, multiple) generation gaps that employers now face. An edited transcript of that conversation follows.
What inspired you to write the book?
When I started my own HR consulting practice, I noticed many of my clients’ issues were not based on poor communication or policy infractions, but on a disconnect between the generations. In particular, I realized the Millennial generation needs to be motivated and provided plenty of opportunity to grow and develop their skills or they become bored and appear unmotivated.[…] Continue Reading »
Today’s guest post is by Jason Seiden, author of the award-winning “How to Self-Destruct: Making the Least of What’s Left of Your Career,” and “Super Staying Power: What You Need to Become Valuable and Resilient at Work.”
Younger generations are growing up less able to cope with uncertainty and ambiguity than older ones. This isn’t a knock on Gen Y, it’s a universal truth: On the whole, each generation seeks to provide a “better,” more assured life for the one that follows.[…] Continue Reading »