Managing the Next Generation Workforce

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The World is Local: A New Model for Human Resources

August 19, 2013 | Josh Bersin | Bersin by Deloitte

The World is Local:  A New Model for Human Resources
Despite continued focus on globalization, new research by DHL shows that the world is not as "flat" as once believed.  While low cost networking has made it easier than ...

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The Latest Data on Millennials

August 19, 2013 | Brenda Kowske | Bersin by Deloitte

The Millennial generation is hitting the workforce, and the media and organizational leaders have...well, let's just say, concerns. To understand the situation better, Telefónica just released new data on our youngest employees, the ...

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The World is Local: A New Model for Human Resources

August 19, 2013 | Josh Bersin | Bersin by Deloitte

The World is Local:  A New Model for Human Resources
Despite continued focus on globalization, new research by DHL shows that the world is not as "flat" as once believed.  While low cost networking has made it easier than ...

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Why More Vacation Doesn't Always Mean Happier Workers

August 14, 2013 | Olga Khazan | The Atlantic

When American writer Russell Shorto first moved to the Netherlands, he at first experienced some sticker-shock: 52 percent of his income, he learned, would be taken away in taxes. A few months later, though, some of that money reappeared in ...

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BlogGen Y's Entrepreneurial Spirit

You Think You Should Run The Company?

June 3, 2013 | Chad Thompson | HCI

One of the big knocks on Gen Y is they think they should be running the company, not running down the block to get Grande Soy Lattes.  For many, running the company is exactly what they are doing. 
 
Where does this desire to throw the career ladder aside and build their own come 

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Get Started with Twitter and HootSuite

April 8, 2013 | Alexandra Samuel | Harvard Business School Publishing

 
With so many people drinking from the Twitter fire hose, it's no wonder that some people have suggested that it can replace the soon-to-be defunct Google Reader. But that vision is based on the mistaken idea that Twitter, at its ...

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Build Your Bench Strength Without Breaking the Bank

February 25, 2013 | Kirk Kramer | Harvard Business School Publishing

Many social enterprises start small and grow fast. This puts a premium on the need to develop, or recruit, talented people who can take on evolving roles and responsibilities. Yet planning for future leadership needs falls between the cracks at ...

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Don't Make Assumptions About the Next Generation; Invest in It

February 25, 2013 | Col. Eric G. Kail | Harvard Business School Publishing

Depending on where you draw the line, I'm either a very young baby boomer or a very old member of Generation X. These generations hold the majority of executive leadership positions across sectors. In other words, we're in charge.

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Working from home: Is it slacking or exploitation?

January 7, 2013 | Margaret Heffernan | CBS MoneyWatch

"Working from home" used to be thought a euphemism for slacking off. But now new research from the University of Texas suggests that it may be just the opposite. In "The hard truth about telecommuting" researchers Mary C. ...

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