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  • The secrets to managing Gen Y staff

    By 2020, the majority of the workforce will be comprised of people born between 1980 and the early 2000s. Many senior managers comment that one of their biggest challenges is how they manage and lead this cohort – which is often referred to as the Millennials or the ‘dot-com’ generation.

    Written by Gabrielle Dolan19 Aug. 15 16:19
  • 5 areas of IT that will end soon

    Former Fortescue Metals CIO, Vito Forte, lists the 5 areas of technology that he believes will soon disappear as corporate IT gets ready for the next wave of disruption.

    Written by Byron Connolly01 June 15 15:09
  • How to manage millennials: Let them do whatever they want

    In about 10 years, 75 per cent of the workforce will be made of millennials. Fortunately, managing them is easy. Just give them space, freedom to make decisions and a creative workplace. Oh, and be sure to ask them how their day was.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige16 May 14 12:03
  • What You Need to Know to Hire, Manage and Market to Millennials

    Generation Y is a complicated bunch. Many millennials are over-educated, under-employed and carry debt greater than their annual salaries -- yet your future hinges on them. Whether you need to hire them or sell to them, this infographic looks at common traits of millennials as both employees and consumers.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige18 Dec. 13 16:16
  • How to deal with Generation-Y in the workplace

    Let’s get something straight: Gen-Y wants to work with you, not for you. Yes, its members have short attention spans, their attention to detail is poor, and they expect instant access to any level of the organisation. But they also have abundant energy, they are IT savvy, and they want to work for organisations that are ethical. One final thing: they are ambitious.

    Written by Darren Horrigan07 June 10 10:35
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  • Millennials Dispel 5 Myths About Their Generation

    Everyone is obsessed with millennials -- hiring them, managing them, understanding them. But what to do millennials think about how they are perceived? Staff writer Lauren Brousell (a member of Gen Y herself) recently moderated a panel packed with millennials at CIO Perspectives and sets the record straight.

    Written by Lauren Brousell21 June 14 02:28
  • 5 Millennials-in-the-Workplace Myths Busted

    Forget what you think you know about Generation Y. A recent survey dispels many of the myths surrounding millennials and the digital culture. Turns out age may be nothing but a number.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige01 Oct. 13 13:56
  • 5 Reasons Gen Y May Survive Recession, Layoffs Better than Gen X and Boomers

    Generation Y is known for being high-maintenance in the workplace. So when an economic downturn brings Gen Y workers pink slips instead of promotions, you might think they'll wither like flowers. In fact, they may be better positioned for survival than their older co-workers.

    Written by Meridith Levinson01 Nov. 08 10:33
  • Gen Y Tech Tools May Not Translate to the Real World

    Gen Y'ers are used to checking their e-mail, Facebook updates, and texting friends and family whenever they want. But new university graduates might be in for a rude awakening when they join the workforce and find that many of the tools they view as essential aren't allowed or banned altogether.

    Written by Ashley Laurel Wilson20 Oct. 08 15:20

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