How do I keep our younger staff engaged?

March 2009
People Management;3/12/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p40
The article presents the advice of Lisa Astbury, director of Changeworknow, and Andy Philpott, marketing director of Accor Services about a question on how to keep employees engaged and motivated during a difficult economic condition. Astbury emphasized the importance of communicating with employees and using the group's common language. Philpott said that employers must understand the changing needs and priorities of the Generation Y employees.


Related Articles

  • Nourish your employees' 'inner life'.  // Executive Leadership;May2013, Vol. 28, p4 

    The article presents a discussion of employee motivation and their inner life, adapted from the book "The Progress Principle" by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer.

  • A Study on 'Generation Y' Behaviours at Workplace in Penang. Islam, Md. Aminul; Teh Wee Cheong; Yusuf, Dayang Hasliza Muhd; Desa, Hazry // Journal of Applied Sciences Research;Nov2011, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p1802 

    This study was conducted to determine the factors that influenced Generation Y behaviour specifically at the workplace in Penang, Malaysia. Understanding the behaviours may be found useful in improving the interaction between the employees and the management as well as the earlier generation in...

  • For Millennials, a Good Job Is Hard to Find.  // HR Magazine;Sep2014, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p17 

    The article reveals that Millennials are motivated by pay, meaningful work, a positive relationship with co-workers, and flexibility in searching for employment.

  • Boost morale for everyone's sake. Hollon, John // Crain's Detroit Business;11/2/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 43, p11 

    The article presents the author's views on making business prosper in 2010. The author suggests to invest in workforce and make it a point to help them to feel more confident that things are going to get better next year. The author tells that he does not support spending a lot of money by...

  • SOCIAL SUPPORT: ITS RELATIONSHIP TO OBSERVED COMMUNICATION WITH PEERS AND SUPERIORS. Kirmeyer, Sandra L.; Lin, Thung-Rung // Academy of Management Journal;Mar1987, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p138 

    Using the basis of employee's face-to-face interactions with coworkers and superiors, the article considers the effects of the content, direction and source of organizational communication on perceived social support. According to the author, the findings of the study associate the perception of...

  • What are employers to make of Gen X and Yers in the workforce? WHITE, DOUGAND POLLY // Hudson Valley Business Journal;10/31/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 44, p18 

    The article offers tips for employers on how to recruit, retain and motivate Generations X and Y employees. It advises the employers to offer benefits including flexible schedules, telecommuting and job-sharing. It encourages them to get rid of bureaucracy and tenure-based rewards. It also...

  • MANAGING MILLENNIALS.  // Boxoffice;Sep2016, Vol. 152 Issue 9, p41 

    The article offers steps on how to manage and to retain millennial theater employees.

  • Managing this 'new' generation.  // Wisconsin Agriculturist;Jan2012, Vol. 243 Issue 1, pBP8 

    The article offers tips on how to manage the millenials or those who were born from 1980 to 1997 for their employment in the U.S. which include outlining a strategic plan for farm labor, reinforcing company core values, and rewarding teams on job performance.

  • Don Tyler shares some words on the millennial generation.  // Wisconsin Agriculturist;Jan2012, Vol. 243 Issue 1, pBP8 

    The article presents a quote from management coach Don Tyler regarding his views on the millennial generation of workers in the U.S.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics