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Building loyalty among your Millennial employees

Last fall, as part of my regular column series for The Globe and Mail, I wrote a piece titled Is workplace loyalty dead in the age of the millennial?  This is a topic that is close to the hearts of

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Is workplace loyalty dead in the age of the millennial?

As workplace demographics shift, the boomer and the generation-Xer is increasingly leaving the work force and the millennial is entering.  The common belief is that employees (read millenials) are no longer loyal to their employers. Young people are regularly maligned

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Motivating employees of different ages

What does it take to inspire and motivate employees of different ages? Over the years, I have blogged several times about different generations in the workplace (see Intergenerational conflict arising from dated policies and procedures? and Five things every leader

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Millennials, November 6 is Bring In Your Parents Day!

As readers of this blog know, I have a keen interest in the Millennial generation and their impact on the workplace, and I frequently seek to get dialogues going on this topic (one such column: Four things millennials hate about

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Engage your Millennials by actively supporting volunteerism

In my book Generations Exposed: Unexpected Insights Into the People You Work With, I’ve highlighted how civic duty, the environment, and making a tangible difference (beyond monetary profit) in the world is important to Millennials.  So it’s not surprising that

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Millennials in the workplace – CKNW 980 NewsTalk Vancouver interview

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a link to my latest column in The Globe & Mail.  Want respect, millennials? Here’s how to earn it is the third in a series, and like the first two, it has gone

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