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More importantly, I believe there is a link to those trends and 7 Ways to Engage Gen Y Employees to help your organization succeed better and faster at making changes to survive, even thrive in the future.
Based on a nationwide workplace study of Gen Y employees, here’s my prediction and extrapolations…
7 Ways to Engage Gen Y Employees to Help Your Company Survive Better and Faster
- Endless Efficiency. Business must find ways to streamline everything possible in order to be more productive, increase competitiveness. Gen Y has a penchant for finding ways to improve everything, reinvent, downsize or utilize technology better, faster, cheaper. Involve them early in the idea stage versus waiting until the plan is ready for implementation.
- Urgency in the Culture . Business must get employees on board with needed change, quickly, by turning energies and efforts loose on solving competitive threats and pursuing opportunities. Change is moving from periodic to continual and Gen Y employees want to be engaged. They are wired for ditching the status quo and instituting changes fast, switching direction altogether, or altering embedded processes to make things better.
Much is said about seasoned managers relating better with Generation Y workers, but what should younger professionals do to work well at the office and get along with older generations?
First of all, Gen Yers don’t have years of experience and perspective about the inner-office politics and personality conflicts that can go along with working within an organization. When they get their first taste of ‘it’ they’re often shocked or dismayed.
They can, and do need however, to acquire moxie and survival skills that go beyond their youth. Some tips for your younger professionals…