Archive for July, 2009

Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed Visits with Kurt Schemers on Traders Nation

As the Baby Boomers retire and the young Millennials, also known as Generation Y, enter the workforce, this massive demographic shift is causing big problems for even the most successful companies. Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed visits with Kurt Schemers on Traders Nation(tm). http://www.tradersnation.com/player/?id=438

The Millennials are Coming!

Millennials are here – but what is your company doing about them? Chances are, they aren’t doing anything different to attract, hire or motivate these younger workers. If that’s the case, billions of dollars are at stake. Too many organizations are parting with money they can’t afford to waste by ignoring some of the most [...]

Understanding Boomers vs. Millennials

To understand the culture clash between Boomers and Millennials, you have to understand how each generation was raised. The Boomers grew up in an era of social revolution and widespread turmoil. The Cold War, civil rights, the peace movement, Vietnam, women’s liberation, and similar events defined that generation. They entered the workforce in massive numbers [...]

The Benefits of Your Millennials

There are many unique challenges to managing Millennials, but there are also definite benefits to having them on staff.  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a slowdown in the pace of labor-force growth and productivity in 2016, as some of the 70 million-plus Baby Boomers retire. And add to that, the sheer number of [...]

The Inevitable Culture Clash

There’s a generational tidal wave coming that’s threatening to shake up workplaces throughout the world – it’s Generation Y, also known as the Millennials. They’re leaving college and joining the workforce in growing numbers. As the children of the Baby Boomer generation, Millennials were born between 1980 and 1999, and they’re nearly as large a [...]

Hear Joanne Talk to Joe Elliott on His Radio Show

Joanne Sujansky talks with  Radio Host, Joe Elliott about her new book Keeping the Millennials: Why companies are losing billions in turnover to this generation and what to do about it.  podcast