Succession Planning Can Be Painless

As boomers head into the next stage of their lives and plan for their retirement, they should be thinking about who will take over their business but, more importantly, how to transfer their business knowledge and expertise to these successors.

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The Nature of Full Time Work May Be Changing

Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey, March 2013 finds full time jobs decline from February by 55,000.

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Does the Generational Membership of the Hiring Manager Matter?

When we are job hunting, it is wise to find out as much as possible about the hiring manager, including the generational cohort to which they belong.

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OMG - How Do I Connect with My Boomer Manager?

We continually hear how Generation Y wants the management jobs long before they are ready and the manner of entitlement they display. We hear about their lack of judgement and poor team skills and their fascination with using social media for personal connections while at work. But when we look back at the boomer generation, we should be reminded that the 'me' generation had ego issues as well. Boomers have been described as competitive, individualistic, and focused on themselves and their results. They define themselves by their job. Are the two generations really so different? Why are they struggling to get along in the workplace and what can Generation Y do to engage with their boomer managers?

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2020 Vision

To develop the next generation of leaders, organizations must have a motivating culture in place where current leaders are recognized for their contribution and encouraged to transfer their expertise to future Generation Y leaders.

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Why Leaders Won't Share

Summary of results from a survey with 100 Canadian business leaders about senior leaders' reluctance to expend time and effort to develop the next generation of leaders.

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Why Leaders Won't Share

A short survey conducted with 100 business leaders as to why current boomer leaders are not sharing their expertise with future leaders.

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