Technological advance is powering a motivational disconnect between what Gen Y/Millenial employees can achieve when it comes to learning and development (L&D), and what they actually want to, or are committed to, achieve. While this is mostly a problem for the enterprise that offers a more traditional structure and less ‘room for manoeuvre’, small companies will also be impacted by this new generation and its demands.
Generation Y will make up to 75% of the workforce by 2025 according to a report by BPW. As digital natives, these employees are empowered as a consumer, using social networks to research and inform their purchasing decision. They want the same easy use of new technologies at work but often feel restricted by the lack of available tools according to research by IT consultancy CompTIA. Some enterprising Gen Y’ers will use freemium tools to achieve the digital results they expect and want.
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