Future Friday: Workforce of the future does not like unattractive and non-innovative

All industries are dealing with the issues surrounding attracting and retaining Millennials. One industry in particular provides us with clues to issues that may be applicable to all industries. Old and unattractive The hotel industry, specifically the luxury hotel industry, is facing a challenge of attracting and retaining millennial customers. According to Carlos Martin-Rios and …

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HR Carnival – Summer heat

I have not hosted an HR Carnival for about a year. I am happy to do it again. There are some great posts in this edition. I did not specify a theme but most of them seem to have a leadership theme. Hmmm… I wonder what that may be related to? So without further ado …

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How to Maintain and Engage Your Millennial Workforce

This post is from my friends at Socialmonsters.org. Although this article talks about younger workers many of the things mentioned in this post also apply to other workers in all age groups. Forty-six percent of the workforce will be comprised of millennials by 2020. This may be an unsettling thought for some employers and businesses. …

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A New study finds that deadlines are the biggest contributor to stress in the workplace

A recent survey by the job search website CareerCast revealed that of the eleven things that cause stress in the workplace, deadlines are the biggest contributor to the stress that employees experience. According to the report “Employees were asked what was the biggest contributing factor to their stress and the survey found that the most …

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Future Friday: Letting employees select the new boss

What if you had a way to get company leaders based on their ability to interact with peers rather than their resume? Would you be interested? A company named Tiny Pulse, led by David Niu, thinks they have developed a way to select leaders that is more effective than traditional methods. They crowdsource them. Collaborative …

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Future Friday: Can Crowdsourcing be a solution or be a problem?

By now all of you have heard of crowdsourcing. If you haven’t here is the definition from Miriam-Webster “the process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, especially an online community, rather than from employees or suppliers.” There are numerous things accomplished through crowdsourcing and numerous …

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Guest post: HOW MILLENNIALS CAN BEST COMMUNICATE FACE-TO-FACE by Ryan Jenkins

Today’s post was written by Ryan Jenkins. Ryan is  an internationally recognized speaker and trainer who helps organizations better lead, engage, and market to Millennials and Generation Z. He also shares his top-ranked generational and future of work insights as an Inc.com columnist. Unlike many people who write about Millennials he actually is one. I …

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