Just to get 2015 into perspective, if you’re HR people are still flapping about on how to communicate and engage with Gen-Y, here’s a few shocks for you:
- Gen-Y will form the largest part of the global workforce in 2015
- 27% of this group are already in management positions
- 3% are in senior management positions and 2% in executive roles
- The oldest Gen-Z enter their final year of tertiary education in 2015 and are already in internship programmes
Attitudes of this incoming generation towards technology, trust and communication are significantly different to Gen-Y and your line managers are about to find themselves managing four or even five generations in the workplace.
Two outstanding sources of information we came across over the summer break to hopefully guide rather than scare you into action are: