Your Business’s Secret Weapon: Generation X

Your Business’s Secret Weapon: Generation X

There has been an abundance of smart articles and blog posts in recent years on millennials in the workforce and how employers can meet this generation’s needs in order to increase retention. There have also been several corresponding articles on how best to leverage the experience and wisdom of near-retirement baby boomers, and a burgeoning…

Fostering Employee Engagement Through Work Social Events

Fostering Employee Engagement Through Work Social Events

For some organizations, work events can appear to be an unnecessary expense, best reserved for an annual holiday party and nothing else. However, investing in the development of a fun and social company culture can have major benefits for an organization by fostering improved employee engagement. Engaged employees are four times more likely to stay…

[WEBINAR] November 21: Training Grants for Sales Team Development

[WEBINAR] November 21: Training Grants for Sales Team Development

Are you missing opportunities to prospect, shorten the sales cycle, increase close rates, and open doors to decision-makers? Training is essential to ensure your sales team is agile and can respond efficiently to new opportunities. Few companies provide consistent training for salespeople, which in turn reduces their ability to offer great service to clients and…

Optimizing Your Factory Layout for Increased Productivity

Optimizing Your Factory Layout for Increased Productivity

A poorly organized factory layout and workspace could be costing your business a lot of money. Do you know how much time your employees waste moving back and forth searching for tools, how often aging equipment breaks down, and if workers are satisfied with the current workflow? If you are interested in adopting or changing…

Lessons Learned from Generational Diversity in the Workplace

Lessons Learned from Generational Diversity in the Workplace

Today’s workforce reflects many cross generations working together. These include: The Silent Generation (1925-1945), Baby Boomers (1946-1964), Generation X (1965-1976), Millennials (1977-1995), and Generation Z (1996 and later). While each of these groups bring beneficial skills to the workplace, there tends to be differences in workforce behaviours between the oldest and the youngest generations, particularly…