Just to let you know this will be the only edition of Weekly Reads this week as people are preparing for Labor Day Weekend and school. The Weekly Reads will return September 10. In the meantime…
It’s Official: Millennials Are Now The Largest Part Of The U.S. Workforce by Cord Himelstein
Hooray for us. Now, we need better leaders to update us to the 21st Century.
You don’t? Well, I wasted college, except my DJ days at WGMU. I personally don’t think you need an HR degree, but Neil touch on the larger point that most of us are not forward-thinking in hiring and developing talent. This is where I think HR and Recruiting need shadowing workers for one week to have a good idea what they’re looking for. When you hear back in the day “HR needs to have a seat on the table,” business ideas alone won’t do it. You have to see to know what’s going before making any judgment.
“the point of employer branding isn’t to be liked, it’s to be remembered.” Oh crap, I recently watch the 1st season of The Leftovers and “The Sudden Departure” is HR and recruiting.
A real love letter to the profession.
Katrina hits the key point that marketing can be creative and and a safety net when it comes to failure, but not in recruiting a makes a point to go mobile. I honestly think every company knows they’re trying to be mobile, but at the The Television Critics Association (TCAs) mention we have “too much TV,” recruiting (or any business) has “too much screens.” What will set apart are the individuals in your company.
‘Sex and the Office’ by Human Resources Executive Online
This is interesting Q&A about why women are not getting the senior positions and you will be surprised by the answer.
You have forced my hand, Tim:
What Really Motivates Workers in Their 20s by Jeffrey Arnett
Yay, another article/research about the millennials at work. As an older millennial, each individual is a case-by-case basis; don’t lump them into this perception of how others feel of a certain group.
People assume GPTW is about benefits, perks, and others, but developing talent should be number 1 in the GPTW. Not only if they do well as a company, but they have a strong fan and alumni base.
We know you can’t force people to your religion and while it sounds like the ex-employee got the shaft, the “fifth write-up” was the warning sign the the plaintiff should of find a new job.
Dustin broke down everything that employees need breaks to help the company. Another person accepting the Carlos Slim method of work. Is there a company willing to do the Carlos Slim method in the U.S.?
Have a Great Labor Day, Everyone!