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How to Effectively Retain Generation Y?

Stimulation, involvement, organised training together with the freedom to experiment seem to be the keys of obtaining the loyalty of this group of employees. Christian Gall Executive Director Core International Markets in AirPlus International France explains how “Group belonging is important to them, so organisation of team events, dinners, games, challenges and group activities are important to engage and motivate them. Also they seem to be keen on finding a meaning to their work ...

Psycho-rumination

Losing a job could put a person’s ability to balance the emotional status into risk, and this ability processes with the regulation of the negative emotions caused by experienced situations. But how does the regulation of this emotion work? First of all it is important to understand what the feeling is and to establish a dialogue with ourselves; this is called rumination through which we think over the motives of our discomfort. These motives are, in this case, always linked to the ...

Rejuvenated Business

The importance of the retention of the new generation has become a fundamental issue in business today. Using international research conducted by the CRF Institute as a starting point we interviewed Young and Old managers from around the world to get their opinions on the requirements, the values and the perceptions of the Y generation compared to those of their ‘forefathers’. There are different reasons why retention of young professionals is crucial for many employers: demographic ...

The Third Industrial Revolution

Most of the buzz in Washington these days is around the new energy initiatives, and particularly, the laying down of the national smart grid-using state of the art Internet technologies. The idea is to take electricity generated from centralized wind and solar parks in the west and send them across digitalized smart grids to eastern cities. President Obama has made repeated references to this in the past several weeks. Unfortunately, the Obama administration’s plan is 20th Century ...