How to Manage the New Expectations of the Younger Workforce
21 Mar 2023
Every generation worries about the changing expectations of "kids these days." But the pandemic changed the labor market, and this new generation of young people entered with an advantage — more power and new demands.
Now, leaders are concerned with how hard it is to get people back into the office. When employees return, they're quiet quitting or giving the bare minimum. Leaders worry that people will need retraining to regain pre-pandemic productivity. Additionally, new hires and potential new hires are exhibiting unpredictable behavior or ghosting far into the interview process. Leaders feel the only way to recruit and retain talent in this new environment is to put up with rising demands, shift to a remote or hybrid workflow, and implement the most popular perks and incentives of the times.