Category Archives: Generations

NZ employees on the hunt for new jobs

New Zealand employers may struggle to retain workers over the next 12 months, with 68 percent of employees likely to be looking for a new job, according to the Kelly Global Workforce Index.

That’s just higher than the international average of 66 percent, the global survey canvasing about 170,000 people across 30 countries has found.

Out of the 3,500 New Zealanders surveyed, 50 percent said they were happy in their job, while 27 percent said they were unhappy.

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Ready for the five-generation workplace?

All the talk and space given to Gen Y was just the opening act for what’s to come within the next ten years, when we will begin to see five generations working side by side for the first time ever.

The next batch of entrants are those born after 1997, and according to Jeanne C Meister and Karie Willyerd at the Harvard Business Review they will be working with four other generations when they hit the workforce.

That will start happening within the next 10 years.

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