Wendy L Schultz sur Twitter : "5 Ways The #Workplace Needs To Change To Get The Most Out Of #GenZ. 5 Ways The Workplace Needs To Change To Get The Most Out Of Generation Z. Everyone loves to ask questions about millennials: what do millennials want?
How do you work with millennials? Why can't we stop talking about millennials? But the oldest millennials are now approaching 35: They're already part of the work culture. The next big step is for organizations to also begin thinking about Generation Z, those born in the mid-'90s to early ‘00s.
Generation Z currently makes up a quarter of the U.S. population, and more than 20 million of them about to enter the workforce, all fueled by their own motivations and needs. A recent report from Adecco Staffing USA sheds light on Generation Z and its ideas about work and the workplace. These stats aren’t good news for employers. World Economic Forum sur Twitter : "What's the easiest way to undo the harm of sitting all day? #work...
What's the easiest way to undo the harm of sitting all day? Flickr / Alba García Aguado Sitting all day is terrible for you.
So terrible, recent studies have found, that regular exercise isn't enough to counteract its many harms. So what's someone with an office job to do? As it turns out, you may not have to do much. Even a standing desk is likely not required. Instead, simply make sure you're moving for at least a couple of minutes every hour. Walking is best, but just getting up to stand and stretch is better than staying put, at least according to two new studies. Not so bad, right? For the first study, researchers looked at data on 3,626 US adults who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and had agreed to wear health monitors to track their movement throughout the day. Three years after the survey ended, the researchers checked records to see which participants had died.
This Is The Ultimate Routine For A Perfect Work Day. You might think the perfect workday includes a promotion or a raise, or perhaps your evil boss getting fired.
Sadly, such monumental events don't happen very often. The good news is that there are plenty of little things you can do to improve both your productivity and your happiness if you feel stuck at your desk all day. One simple trick is to structure your time better -- which includes taking more breaks. In fact, the highest performers work for 52 minutes consecutively before taking a 17-minute break, according to a recent experiment conducted by the productivity app DeskTime. Other helpful habits are even easier to pick up: Just going outside or taking a few minutes to watch the latest cute cat video can help make you a better worker. Sure, you might realistically not have enough time to incorporate all these suggestions in your daily routine, but every little bit helps.
Check out HuffPost's perfect workday below: Future Perfecting. To begin the process of writing the 2018 scenarios, Herman Miller held a two-day symposium for a group of employees and a diverse panel of invited experts; their task was to devise a set of “driving forces” and “critical uncertainties” that determine how the future might play out, and based on those, to develop scenario themes.
“We include a variety of backgrounds and a variety of different kinds of thinking and skill sets in our team,” says Scenario Project Lead Maryln Walton, “to develop broad thinking and to spread the experience into as many parts of the organization as we can.” Based on their expertise, visiting participants were asked to tell stories about the future. Steve Weber presented his story through the lens of a political scientist; Mimi Ito through the lens of an educator and digital media expert; Grant McCracken through the lens of creativity and design; and Scott Doorley through the lens of a computer scientist and entrepeneur. The real problem with Gen Y. Gen Y's are doin' it for themselves!
Photo: Getty images If you’ve been paying attention to Australia’s tycoons, rent seekers and bubble class executives lately you may be starting to feel a rising sense of panic. Australia’s workplaces are being flooded with a new generation of unproductive workers. Max Yasuda knows it. He had to sack 350 of them in April. The AFR isn’t afraid to speak where others dare only dog whistle: Advertisement Generation Y workers have tickets on themselves, according to 300 Australian finance bosses surveyed by recruiter Robert Half. From hairdressers, shop floor apprentices, bankers, welders, forklift operators, cricket players, ballet dancers, journalists – Australia’s workplaces are being invaded by brats. All of these points are, let’s stare into the abyss for a second, functionally correct. The fundamental error here is to mistake the adaptive behaviours of a new generation for the cause behind labour market changes.
The reason is ‘productivity’. James C.
7 Gamification Predictions for 2012. Conventional wisdom has it that sales people love competition. They want a challenge, beat their friends and colleagues, and be on top of the leaderboard. And sales managers constantly use carrots and competition, because this is what “motivates" sales agents. Nine trends defining the future world of work. Innovation. Collaboration. Productivity.