generation Y

Talent Communities - The Future of Recruiting Millennials

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No job postings. Talent community. Corporate insider. More human interaction. Google hangouts. Biweekly tweetchats. Relationship building. Interests and skills. Hire for attitude and personality. Matches. Connections. All these are buzz phrases you will likely hear more and more as the workforce landscape continues to morph and change in the 21st Century.

Big Demands and High Expectations: What Generation Y Wants from Business, Government, and the Future Workplace

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DAVOS, SwitzerlandJan. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Big demands and high expectations summarize the results of this year's Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited's (DTTL) third annual Millennial Survey released today.  Across the globe, 70 percent of tomorrow's future leaders might 'reject' what business as traditionally organized has to offer, preferring to work independently through digital means in the future.

Girls Today. Leaders Tomorrow.

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Do you know what day it is? Yes, it’s Oct. 11, 2013, but do you know what we are celebrating today? Today is the first International Day of the Girl Child. The United Nations’ Resolution 66/170 declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. It recognizes girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

Annual Survey Reveals Cycle of Domestic Violence Continues in Generation Y

Mary Kay releases its annual Truth About Abuse Survey
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DALLAS, June 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Young women who were in shelters as children are now seeking protection from domestic violence situations themselves according to the 2013 Mary Kay Truth About Abuse Survey. The annual survey takes an in-depth look at domestic violence through the perspective of executive directors at women’s shelters across the country. Along with the cycle of violence continuing in Generation Y, the 2013 survey reported that many women are staying in shelters for longer periods of time because of limited access to resources.

How Do You Keep Your (Young) Top Talent?

By Sodexo guest blogger Randy Emelo
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A recent study published in The Harvard Business Review estimates that the average young, talented worker only stays at the same job for 28 months before moving on to another company. The same report stated that nearly three-quarters of a company’s young high-achieving employees are actively looking for other opportunities outside of their company, and are interviewing with another company at least once a year.

Give Me 5 Minutes & I'll Tell You How To Give Your Employees What They Want

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“Work is simply something to be endured.”  Right?  BIZZZT – wrong! 
The average American spends 9 hours, 12 minutes, and 36 seconds ‘Working & Commuting’ on an average workday (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics).  So it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that people want their work – that thing to which they dedicate so many of their waking hours – to mean something.  They want to make an impact on the causes they care about and work for employers who are equally as committed.

Overfed, but Undernourished: Generation Y's hunger for CSR

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Big bucks, big names, and big benefits are not the way to engage your Generation Y workforce in your corporate culture, brand or social responsibility. Gen Y has a real hunger for making a meaningful impact in the community as part of your organisation. Don't starve them of this opportunity, but involve them in your social purpose to keep them engaged and dedicated, says Victoria Williams, Researcher at Leap. 

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Big bucks, big names, and big benefits are not the way to engage your Generation Y workforce in your corporate culture, brand or social responsibility. Gen Y has a real hunger for making a meaningful impact in the community as part of your organisation. Don't starve them of this opportunity, but involve them in your social purpose to keep them engaged and dedicated, says Victoria Williams, Researcher at Leap. 

How Employee Volunteering Will Help You Attract, Engage and Afford the Best & Brightest of the Millennial Generation

The Business Case for Employee Volunteering - Case #2
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Many companies have employee volunteer programs, but for many companies in Europe, Canada and the US these programs are underfunded, underdeveloped and underutilized. This blog series is meant to offer a number of compelling reasons why your business needs to invest (a bit more) in employee volunteering.

Read the entire article here

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Many companies have employee volunteer programs, but for many companies in Europe, Canada and the US these programs are underfunded, underdeveloped and underutilized. This blog series is meant to offer a number of compelling reasons why your business needs to invest (a bit more) in employee volunteering.

Read the entire article here

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