The transition from the industrial economy to the information economy has changed the scope of our work, but too often, where and how we work has hardly changed at all.
Workforce Institute Executive Director Joyce Maroney presents highlights of a global study on Gen Z attitudes toward work. Have a listen and ask yourself, "Does Gen Z want to work for you?"
Here we reveal our top viewed posts and other things we're proud of at the Workforce Institute in 2019. Here's what caught your fancy during this turbulent year.
This post is submitted by Joyce Maroney, executive director of the Workforce Institute. Following is the final segment of our global study examining the attitudes of Generation Z – teenagers and early 20-somethings – in the workplace. In order to be an employer of choice for these newest workers, you need to be able to … Continue reading What does Gen Z Expect at Work?
Frontline workers make up most of the workforce around the globe, yet their jobs are often not considered in discussions about work/life balance, career growth, employee experience, creative benefits, etc. Nurses, firefighters, truck drivers and mechanics are just a few examples of workers who must be present in a specific place and at a specific time to perform their jobs. However, much of the common wisdom intended to boost employee experience at work assumes jobs that can be done remotely via a laptop. In this book, we’ll share insights that can work for those whose jobs require being present as well as those with “laptop” jobs that can be done virtually anywhere.
This post is submitted by Joyce Maroney, Executive Director of the Workforce Institute at Kronos. What's up with Gen Z and the gig economy? Do they prefer gig work over traditional jobs? While terms like “gig” and “gig economy” suggest a brave new world, sometimes it’s easy to forget that temporary employment has been around … Continue reading Gen Z and The Gig Economy – Everybody Starts Somewhere
Kronos Inc. has made a successful transformation from on premise to cloud software and services provider. Tips on organization transformation for beginners.
The “Future of Work” is a topic written about often, and while no one can predict the future with certainty, there are some facts that can be used to paint a picture of what is likely to occur.
Our newest research says that #Gen Z love the flexibility of #GigWork but still desire the benefits of traditional jobs. They key is to give them both.
Today's post is submitted by two-time Kronos intern Megan Grenier. Last summer she wrote about communication in a multi-generational workplace. Here she makes the case that a great internship consists of work that excites and people who inspire.
Today’s post is from Amy Lupica, an intern at Kronos. In this post, Amy reflects on our recent Gen Z research and discusses why managers need to engage with empathy to help young employees thrive at work. Each day, workers experience complex and often frustrating challenges that simply cannot be avoided. No one is spared: … Continue reading Engage with Empathy: 3 Ways Managers Can Connect with Gen Z – From a Gen Zer
This post is submitted by Joyce Maroney, Executive Director of the Workforce Institute. Last week, we had a lively tweetchat with our WFI board on Gen Z workplace research. We also heard from a number of tweeters outside of our WFI circle If you didn't catch it live, you can read the whole stream at … Continue reading WFI Board on Gen Z Workplace Research