How Will Demography Change the Way We Live and Work With One Another?
Recruiting Millennial Talent
“People Who Don’t Feel Respected Will Not Want to Show Up Every Day and Contribute to Your Organization.”
A millennial herself, Crystal Kadakia provides globally relevant insight into her generation in her book, The Millennial Myth. Here, she shares some of her thoughts on how to attract millennial talent.
Robert D. Putnam
Robert D. Putnam explores how America’s social decline began, why it matters and how to change it.
Variously described as complex, multitasking, technologically savvy, exasperating, bright but entitled, the millennials are a much-stereotyped bunch.
“How Do I Keep Top Talent From Defecting?”
The booming US labor market is a boon for workers but a constant headache for employers, who find they’re working harder to hang onto their talent. The share of workers voluntarily leaving their jobs is at its highest level in more than a decade, according to the US Labor Department.
“Am I the Only One Who Finds it Hard to Build Good Relationships with People from Other Cultures?”
No. This is one of the most frequently asked questions in the (business) world.
THE NEW WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The Culture Map
Wherever you are, doing as the natives do drives success in a global world. And when in doubt, watch and listen.
When we repeat a behavior over and over, our brain forms a habit that grows stronger with every iteration. Eventually that behavior becomes an automatic routine. We often call this process “learning by doing.” This type of learning works for athletes and musicians, but it also works for business people. Professionals in any area can create habits to positively shape their life and career.
The Internet, smartphones, one great recession, the rise of flex-work, multiple housing crises and avocados on toast – Millennials have grown up in a time of rapid change and instability. Find out what this unique generation has to offer and understand what makes them tick.
Human development and survival depends on the environment, including other organisms and non-living surroundings. For the time being, this is provided by Earth. But how are we treating our host planet? It’s clear that our activities reshape our environment – some even fear they may endanger our very existence as a species. So what are our plans for the future?
Diversity and inclusion are crucial aspects of every company's recruitment and retention strategy. Fostering a climate where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic makes. Understanding diversity helps your employees work well together and create a safe environment where ideas flourish.
Your organization's atmosphere, culture and communication affect its success. They shape engagement, productivity, drive and collaboration. Today’s high fliers – Google is the most famous example – build their image on these factors. How can you make your culture good – and how good can you make it?
In the age of globalization, managers and other employees require intercultural competence. How do you deal with people from different cultural backgrounds? What are the dos and don’ts of etiquette? Learn how to avoid putting your foot in your mouth when working in, or with people from, different cultures.