How generational differences can be an organizational asset
When it comes to hiring new employees, there is an overarching perception younger is better. Millennials (aka, Gen Y) are plugged in to many of the driving factors that influence and shape businesses of today and tomorrow, including mobile connectivity and the internet of things (IoT). For many businesses, especially those that cater to Gen Y consumers, having a younger workforce makes sense. For businesses with a broader market base, a younger workforce seems to promise a lot of benefits. For example, youth is associated with more energy and vigor, fresh ideas, and an ability to adapt to and implement new ideas at lightning speed. What’s not to love? Read more.