It's now possible to find yourself working with people from four different "generations." Definitions vary, but are they just stereotypes?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 16.5 million people are now "contingent workers" or have "alternative working arrangements." In other words, they are part of the gig economy. But what exactly is the gig economy? And how is it affecting businesses and employees? What Is the Gig Economy? The gig economy is a […]
"Listen and lead - or get out of the way!" That's the stark message from employees and younger executives to their digital leaders. An emerging generation of Millennial executives is feeling distinctly underwhelmed by the ability of middle and senior managers to drive innovation in a digital economy, according to new research. Research firm Oxford […]
We’ve all heard of “bring your child to work” days, but have you ever thought about bringing your parents to work? Yesterday, I discovered an initiative called LinkedIn Bring in Your Parents day, which was encouraging businesses all over the world to invite their employees to do just that. But when I shared the post […]
According to the World Health Organization, in 2010 there were an estimated 524 million people aged 65 and older. This number is expected to triple by 2050. A reflection of this trend can be seen in recent developments at the centenarians team's Anniversaries office. In the U.K., the Queen traditionally sends a telegram to citizens […]