The source of an employee’s motivation can have a profound effect on the work they produce. One factor for motivation may be compensation. However, for many employees, the opportunity to apply their skills and abilities to achieve a larger goal is an important driver. Knowing that they are contributing to a positive outcome for the organization leads to greater productivity and engagement.
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The days of appealing to Millennials is rapidly becoming a thing of the past. With approximately 60 million, native-born Americans, Generation Z (Gen Z) is destined to be the next disruptive force in business. Companies have already started targeting Gen Z. In 2015 Pew Research Center calculated the Millennial generation at 75.3 million, however due to the unclear lines of division of birth year between Millennial’s and Gen Zers, there is a slight overlap in population causing Millennials to appear larger than reality. So who exactly falls into the Gen Z category? Opinions differ, but most studies agree that Gen Zer’s were born after 1995. To better understand the impact Gen Z will have on future business, we must first learn what has shaped their values, behaviors and ideals.
The holiday season can be a great time to reflect upon the many blessings for which we are thankful: nutritious food, the gift of friends and family and good health. But it can be a difficult time for those in need, especially for the 48 million people dealing with hunger. Using food responsibly and donating excess food can help make the holiday season more plentiful and hunger-free for all.