Posts Tagged: Gen Y

Who’s Watching the Shop While You’re Away?!

August 19th, 2009

Being an entrepreneur myself I know the hardest thing to do is to let go and leave your “baby” behind. Who’s going to take care of things while you’re away?

This is the reality that many entrepreneurs have to deal with (myself included). Recent statistics show that one of the main reasons people take a job because the potential employer offers learning and growth opportunities to their employees. This is especially true of the Gen Y’s.

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TODAY’S EMPLOYER – MANAGER, COACH, MENTOR OR MOM?

August 25th, 2008

Many employers today are asking themselves what happened? When did everything change so dramatically? How do we cope? What do we do to please everyone and retain our workforce?

Today not only are employers contending with an all time low unemployment rate and increasing challenges finding and keeping skilled workers in this hot economy, they are also facing other challenges that are rocking their corporate foundations to the core.

There are all the new “buzz” words and phrases out there… retention programs, onboarding, employer branding, … and the list goes on. Many employers are scratching their heads and wondering how the heck do we do all this and still run our business?

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