Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Report Reaffirms Generational Tendencies at Work - SHRM

by  Lisa Burden, J.D.
Originally published: January 24, 2017

Publisher: SHRM.org

For the first time in history, many workplaces are experiencing up to five generations working together, creating situations that present opportunities and challenges for HR professionals.

In a report released in December 2016, "Top 10 Ethics & Compliance Predictions and Recommendations for 2017," Navex Global, a Portland, Ore.-based provider of ethics and compliance solutions, formulated suggestions  based on input from about 12,500 client organizations.

Today's workplaces are populated with workers ranging from age 14 to 80-plus. Here's how employers can foster an understanding of the traits and concerns common to each generational group—being mindful that not every worker can be neatly pegged by generational descriptions—to create a dynamic, thriving workplace.