VP of Human Resources,
Seniors North America
The long-term care and senior living industry continues to face workforce challenges. The number of people requiring care keeps rising, and the available labor pool to provide those services isn’t keeping pace. Finding and keeping talent is no longer an HR challenge, but a strategic business priority. Yet, most companies are unable to attract the right talent and/or build lasting relationships with their employees in an effort to overcome the challenges in today’s market. (more…)
Senior Vice President,
Sodexo North America
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.
Last week I had the privilege of attending the fifth annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America meeting. The event brought together nearly 1,000 leaders from business, philanthropy, and government to develop solutions for economic growth, long-term competitiveness, and social mobility in the United States.