Are Changing Ethics a Reflection of Life Stages? Let’s hope…

Posted On May 17, 2017

Has relativism taken over in the digital age? Are millennials more likely to believe the means justify the ends? Does the largest generation in today’s workplace believe that ethics are negotiable in business? The Wall Street Journal recently cited an EY survey that would seem to say so – or at least that it’s more […]

Categories: Baby Boomers, Generation Y / Millennials, Work, Workplace

Millennials in the Workplace

Posted On April 29, 2017

By Sarah Allen, Community Manager, NucleusLife By now it’s easy to tell that Millennials have entered today’s workforce with a very different set of values and desires than previous generations. Growing up in a constantly connected world has given them a different perspective on company loyalty, work-life balance, career trajectory, and coworkers. There are an […]

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Work, Workplace

Belichick Keeps Teaching Us How To Win

Posted On April 24, 2017

A couple months ago, I wrote in this space about New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick’s disdain for social media – “I’m not on SnapFace and all that,” he famously said last season – and the fact that most of us can’t afford to be so blasé about it. In a recent interview with CNBC, […]

Categories: Work, Workplace

Stand and deliver is still in demand. And will be forever.

Posted On March 29, 2017

Many names have been coined for millennials – most of which are unflattering – but one that may come closer to hitting the mark than most is the Emoji Generation. With more and more communication being done on screens small enough to fit into a pants pocket, this has become the age of speaking with […]

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Workplace

For my AL colleagues – Nothing different here. However, you knew that.

Posted On February 13, 2017

I’ve written a lot in this space about what millennials are looking for in a workplace as they start their careers. Since millennials are now the largest segment of the American workforce, employers would be wise to listen to what they value in a workplace. Flexible work hours, a stimulating work environment, a healthy work-life […]

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Work, Workplace

Effective, Meaningful, Interpersonal Feedback – Not the Hendrix kind

Posted On January 17, 2017

Want to keep your millennial employees happy? The first step might be one that’s rather easy to accomplish, but also easy to overlook: Talk to them. Feedback is important – and not just formal annual or biannual reviews. Not just a cold calculation of production metrics. Not a written evaluation for their file. And for […]

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Workplace

Working From Home – It’s For Everybody, Right?

Posted On December 13, 2016

Who among us wouldn’t love to work from home? No unwelcome interruptions from overly chatty co-workers. Unlimited refills from our own refrigerator and snacks from our own cupboard. Background music of our own choosing and as loud as we like. And, perhaps best of all, no dress requirements. While working from home may seem like […]

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Workplace

iGen, Education Trends, & and the Changing World of Work

Posted On December 6, 2016

(Today’s blog comes from our go-to demographer Gerald Bierling. I’ve asked Gerald to gather content on the generation following the Millennials – often called the Plurals or Gen Z, I prefer the term iGen – and afterwards, summarize some of it regarding the workplace.) by Gerald Bierling A lot is being written about the changing […]

Categories: iGen, Work, Workplace

Managing Older Employees – Hard for Everyone Involved

Posted On November 30, 2016

Here’s a news flash for you: Older employees working for younger bosses may be a recipe for a difficult workplace. Another news flash: Water is wet. The Washington Post recently cited a study by the Journal of Organizational Psychology which found that not only is working for a younger boss awkward, however, it can also […]

Categories: Workplace

Mike Rowe’s message continues to find traction

Posted On September 21, 2016

Mike Rowe has made a career out of, for a day, doing jobs that most people wouldn’t want. The host of the Discovery Channel show “Dirty Jobs” is a funny guy who isn’t bashful about making fun of himself while he’s elbow deep in mud, manure, fish entrails or some other nastiness, and that makes […]

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Work, Workplace

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