On-Boarding: A Powerful Tool to Integrate Millennials into a Multi-Generational Workforce

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Bringing the Gen-X and Gen-Y together to promote a multigenerational workforce is a tough task but there are new techniques to help human resource professionals overcome this challenge. AudioSolutionz is conducting a live webinar on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 to explain how onboarding techniques can help Millennial employees off to a great start in any organization.

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75% of the respondents in the survey agreed to the fact that it is a challenge to manage multi-generational teams. ~ Online Generations Survey by Ernst and Young, June 2013

Today, Millennials are the subject of much discussion in the HR world. They have followed the Gen-X employees or the Baby Boomers, and are supposed to take over half of the corporate jobs in America in the coming five years .

In the 21st century job market, it is a challenge for all organizations to maintain a multi-generational workforce. When Compared to the Gen-X, the Gen-Y has a different perception of a workplace. This situation has the potential to create talent gaps where organizations feel vulnerable and short-handed . Thus, it is important to know a few things that Millennials want and how can onboarding techniques be used to develop them into a multigenerational workforce.

The ‘Now’ Attitude: Most of the Millennials have the ‘right now’ attitude. They want everything immediately. They will Google anything they want to know at that instant or whip out their phone to access the information. Millennials expect the same gratification even when it comes to corporate learning and development. Leaders aiming at multigenerational attitude should have resources at hand, so that they are readily available at the time of need. Millennials, ironically, prefer guidelines over rules.

Fun and Accessibility: Everyone (including all the generations) wants some fun element to break off the mundane work atmosphere. The same is with Millennials. While delivering a presentation, adding a .gif or an animation while explaining procedures in induction will take away the monotony and get everyone’s attention.

Brevity: As a part of the generation overloaded with information, Millennials have a short span of attention. thanks to the fact that every minute, new media is produced and is readily accessible in 92 hours. Millennials weed out information fast, and know what information to sort out and what not to. If leaders can create short, bite-sized snippets of ongoing training and material, people will be more attentive and will be able to retain more. When the information is cut to smaller sizes, it becomes more digestible for the Millennials to grab.

Be Prepared: If the organization doesn’t have a millennial workforce, it will surely get them soon. It is thus advisable for organizations to prepare themselves beforehand. Employers should keep the needs in mind while preparing for an onboarding process, which will inevitably make the process run smoother and more effectively.

AudioSolutionz, the country’s leading industry information provider, is conducting a webinar on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 on On-Boarding Millennials into a Multi-Generational Workforce where expert speaker Carol Hacker, will explain how on-boarding can help you integrate millennials into a multi-generational workforce by providing them with a framework for what you expect and need.

For more information, click here: http://www.audiosolutionz.com/hr-compliance-employment/millennial-employees-on-boarding.html

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AudioSolutionz is country’s leading business enhancing information provider and deals with professionals to provide them pithy and trending industry information, since more than a decade. It has a panel of seasoned industry experts who talk about various concerns, problems, regulations and other recent happenings in more than 12 industries with their expertise. The audience can also get answers to their queries directly from the expert speakers. AudioSolutionz provides this information through training webinars, audio conferences, DVDs and transcripts. For more information, click here: http://www.audiosolutionz.com/

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*http://info.profilesinternational.com/profiles-employee-assessment-blog/bid/207538/4-Tips-for-Onboarding-Millennials
**https://www.chase.com/content/dam/chasecom/en/business-banking/documents/approvedTalMngmt_wp.pdf

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