The Digital Workplace – 5 Trends to Look Out For in 2017
As we approach 2017, it’s important to reflect on some of the trends that started to emerge in 2016 and will undoubtedly continue in the year(s) ahead. Companies that are already taking advantage of these trends will find themselves at an advantage relative to their peers. But there is still time for those trailing companies to catch up!
Click here to learn about five trends that will enable the digital workplace in 2017 and beyond.
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Who: ISGM is an Australian company with more than 500 employees and 4,000 subcontractors. The company specializes in implementing large-scale management and operational workforce improvement solutions.
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Interesting Fact: ISGM was recently ranked #93 of the top 500 private companies by the Australian Financial Review.
Prepare for the Next Generation in the Workplace: Generation Z
For the past 10 years or so, we have been obsessing over the needs of the Millennial generation – their desire for flexible work schedules, a preference for a collaborative work-culture rather than a competitive one, and the need to work for a company that is concerned with ethical and social responsibility. This generation comprises over 36% of the current workplace and is expected to grow to nearly half (46%) by 2020. But beware, Generation Z is hovering around the corner with similar but different needs. Both generations grew up with digital technologies in the palms of their hands. The main difference – Gen Z-ers never knew what it was like to live in a day without a mobile device by their side.
Click here to learn more about preparing for the eventual influx of Gen Z-ers.
4 Simple Reasons the Mobile Newsfeed Is the Future of Employee Communications
In case you haven’t noticed, there’s an interesting trend going on in the employee communications world. More brands are shifting to a mobile-first, newsfeed-like approach. Click here to read Arik Hanson’s article in Business2Community regarding Nissan’s mobile first approach as well as a number of other thought provoking recommendations when it comes to employee communications.