Employees belonging to different generations have diverse communication and work styles, as well as different expectations of their employers. They also have much to offer their organisations. This Infoline presents strategies and tactics for engaging and retaining multigenerational talent. You will learn how to:
Establish an organisational culture that promotes a sense of community, commitment, and cooperation.
Employ strategies and tactics tailored to each generation's professional values and desires; ensuring that your organisation gets the most value from their unique knowledge and experiences.
Get leaders and managers involved with engagement and career development efforts, resulting in higher retention levels.
Also included is a job aid for putting together professional development plans, and an employee engagement survey to use in your organisation.
Annabelle Reitman has more than 40 years of experience in career coaching and counseling, specializing in resume development that targets clients' individualized professional stories. She also does short-term coaching for people in work transitions, enabling them to successfully continue their career journey. Reitman is an established writer and author in the career and talent management arenas. She is a co-author of ATD's Career Moves (2013) and contributed the Take charge of Your Career: Breaking Into & Advancing in the T&D Profession Chapter to the ASTD Handbook, 2nd edition (2014). Reitman holds doctorate and master's degrees in higher education administration from Teachers College, Columbia University.