Earlier this week, we gave a presentation on multigenerational issues in the workplace. HR Toolbox started a discussion on Generation Y and should managers train and retain differently to appeal to Generation Y.
Our next blog will address that directly, but we decided to rerun one of our oldest blogs to get you thinking about other "Wars for Talent" in history.
I know several women who tell the same story.
They graduated from a top-tier college in the early 1960’s. Near their graduation date, they were offered an opportunity to sit for an IQ test and, based upon the results, they were immediately hired by a large insurance company to be trained as a computer programmer. (This was in the era when a “computer bug” was a moth that flew into the vacuum tubes and shut down the computer.)