How Do You Deal with Generation-X Workers?
- The extras Xers want. Kennedy, Marilyn Moats // Across the Board;Jun98, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p51
Focuses on the attitudes of employees who belong to the Generation X. What Generation X employees want; What is not important to them.
- Xers shorten the career cycle. McShulkis, Elaine // HR Magazine;Dec1997, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p21
Reports that the Generation Xers are compressing the traditional 20-year career-building cycle into a 20-month process, according to Dr. Brian Stern of the SHL USA. Attitude of the Generation Xers; Reason for the shortened life cycle; Management and recruitment of Xers.
- Age-old beliefs need modernisation for advertising to thrive. Cassidy, Anne // Campaign (UK);9/3/2010, Issue 35, p12
The article focuses on the behavior and work preferences of the Generation X advertising employees as revealed in the survey of Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) in Great Britain. The survey reveals the preferences of younger employees to be given a flexible working hours, a...
- Motivating and activating. Zarom, Rony // Training Journal;Aug2015, p25
The article offers information on talent management of multi-generational workforce in Great Britain. The working styles and behaviours of five generation of workers, including Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials, are said to impact decision-making, leadership and problem solving in the...
- HANDLING GENERATION X AND MILLENNIAL EMPLOYEES: WHY DO THEY LEAVE, AND WHY DO THEY STAY? Peña, Andrew M. // Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education;12/2/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p14
The article discusses ways to efficiently manage generation X and millennial employees. Topics covered include the importance of job satisfaction to millennials, comparison of the work behaviors of the two groups and the interests of the groups in better work opportunities. Also mentioned are...
- Kaleidoscope Careers: Benchmarking Ideas for Fostering Family-Friendly Workplaces. Sullivan, Sherry E.; Mainiero, Lisa A. // Organizational Dynamics;2007, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p45
This article details benchmarking ideas for companies to attract, motivate, and retain talent by creating more family-friendly, technologically superior workplaces. These ideas are based on a five-year research investigation on the complexities of modern day careers and how technology and...
- The Future World of Work: A Gen Xer's Perspective. Levit, Alexandra // Futurist;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p39
In this article, the author discusses the future employment of the Generation Xers in the U.S. She states that the Generation Xers will have to play an important role in leading the future, particularly in the so-called complex world. Conversely, she notes that as the baby boomers will soon...
- Generation X is playing by a different set of rules. Frazee, Valerie // Personnel Journal;Sep96, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p26
Reports on the results of a survey on the necessary business changes to attract skilled generation X professionals in the United States. Quality-of-life needs; Creativity; Training programs.
- New benefits for a new generation. McShulskis, Elaine // HR Magazine;Aug1996, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p24
Reports that companies trying to lure Generation Xers as employees tailor their benefits to their needs and tastes according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Choice of benefit plans for employees.