Career Development, Human Resources Training

Attracting, Growing and Retaining Millennials

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It is now well-known that the workforce of the future will be dominated by the Millennials. This generation, the first to grow up with the technological gadgets that we have come to depend on, adapts these technologies with far greater ease than the previous generations, and come with their own characteristics.

Since the workplace is going to be filled up by those of this generation, it helps organizations to learn how to make the best use of the talents and abilities the Millennials bring. This can be both a challenge and an opportunity for organizations’ HR.

Organizations should build the image of being millennial-friendly and brand themselves accordingly. The aim should be to create an organization that the Millennials like to work in. Organizations should understand what the Millennials prefer and how they like to learn and develop themselves.

A webinar from TrainHR, a leading provider of professional training for the human resources areas, will show how to do this. Lynn Ware, CEO and President, Integral Talent Systems, Inc., will be the expert at this webinar, which is being organized on November 20. Please visit TrainHR to enroll for this webinar.

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The aim of this practical and interactive session is to help the participants understand the ways of recruiting the Millennials. Dr. Ware will show how to design their recruiting process in a manner that attracts millennial applicants. Next, she will show the ways of developing their talents and retaining them for a longer period than usual. She will also explain how organizations can brand themselves as a preferred place the Millennials want to work in.

Also explained is how to put in an integrated career development strategy for Millennials, and what components should go into such a strategy. Participants will also learn the ways of identifying highly effective leadership practices that help engage and retain millennial talent.

At this webinar, Dr. Ware will cover the following areas:

  • Share research findings on what attracts and retains Millennial compared to other generations
  • Explore employment policies such as flexible work schedules
  • Build a Millennial sticky employment brand for your organization
  • Consider how to modify your organization’s existing development methods for early career workers
  • Create more effective management practices relevant to Millennials
  • Create an action plan for creating a more Millennial centric work environment

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About the speaker:

Dr. Lynn B. Ware is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist and thought leader who has practiced for over thirty years in the talent management field. She has designed, developed and implemented career development systems in partnership with several Best Place to Work organizations such as Google and Scripps Medical Center.

Dr. Ware has experience designing, implementing and measuring a wide variety of integrated talent management solutions in the consumer products, energy, financial services, health care, technology, manufacturing and retail industries. She is frequently quoted on trends in talent management in numerous publications such as the Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle, Harvard Business Review, and Computer World magazine, and has been featured several times on CNN as a global talent management expert.

 

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How to Attract, Retain & Engage Millennials

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As the Millennials move towards taking up the center stage of the American workplace, one can expect quite a few changes in the work outlook. In the way every technological wave has changed old habits, this new generation brings with it the feature of having been born almost simultaneously with the onset and explosion of the internet and the other resultant technologies that have shaped our lives in the recent past.

Undoubtedly, the change the Internet has signaled should rank as the biggest shift in human thinking and activity since at least the Industrial Revolution. The profound change the Net has brought into our lives is more easily adapted and ingested by the generation that is contemporaneous with it and its twin, globalization.

This represents both an opportunity and a challenge. Human resources in any organization have to ensure that they get the best out of this generation. This requires them to update their thinking about the workforce. Traditional, tried models may not work with this new, forerunner generation.

HR has to keep its ear to the ground in understanding the needs and abilities of this generation of Millennials, which, after all, is set to become the major constituent of the American workforce in the years to come, even as the accompanying generations phase out.

A webinar from TrainHR, a leading provider of professional training for human resources professionals, will offer this crucial learning that can help organizations derive the best out the Millennials at the workforce.

Tonia Morris, Founder of Simply HR, LLC, the expert at this webinar, will explain the ways by which to effectively attract the Millennials into organizations, which requires them to get a thorough understanding of what they value in their careers.

To enroll for this lively and valuable session, please visit https://www.trainhr.com/webinar/how-to-attract,-retain-&-engage-millennials-702497LIVE. This webinar has been approved for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, PHRca, SPHR, GPHR, PHRi and SPHRi recertification through HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

Viewing this webinar, its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM. Credit is awarded based on the actual educational time spent in the program.

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Hiring and retaining the Millennials and then getting the best that they have to offer for the organization requires HR to understand just what this generation looks for in their career paths. This is the basis to reducing turnover, engaging the employees, and increasing the productivity and morale in the workplace. Tonia will explain the ways of avoiding these scenarios and what needs to be done to help retain this generation of the workforce.

The highlight of this webinar is a session that is dedicated to taking any questions and clarifications that the participants may have concerning how to attract, retain and engage the Millennials. The key takeaway for this session for the attendees is an understanding of what expectations the Millennials bring in today’s workplace, which is the route to attracting and retaining them.

Further, the expert will also offer insights into how to grasp and solve the problems that organizations face with high turnover, disengaged employees, low productivity, and low morale.

The following areas will be covered at this session:

  • How to effectively attract Millennials to your organization
  • What the Millennials’ job expectations are (retaining them)
  • The best way to communicate with the Millennials
  • How to keep them and engage them.

This webinar is being organized for the benefit of personnel who handle the Millennials at the workplace. These include Human Resource Manager, HR Generalist, Business Owners, Managers and Consultants.

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About the expert: Tonia describes herself as a “Generational Connector”. The company she founded, Simply HR, LLC, is not only a consultant and management firm; it is also a speaking and training company.

Predictably, Tonia is at home with speaking and providing leaders with training solutions that cultivate a generationally-inclusive workplace. Her observation of the diversity and generational gaps in the workplace made her determined to start an organization of her own in which she could offer solutions to problems arising from this situation.

With more than 20+ years of progressive HR experience, Tonia provides keynote speeches, lunch-and-learns, and workshops for organizations and associations across the Southeast.