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Generation XY: Like How They Work - Work How They Like?

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Generation XY: Like How They Work - Work How They Like?

  1. 1. Generation XYLike how they work -<br />Work how they like?<br />1100 locations | 500 cities | 85 countries<br />Presented by: Name | Date: Date<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />What are the challenges of managing generation Y in the workplace?<br />What do we know about them?<br />Why are they different to their older colleagues?<br />How do the relate to their future workplace?<br />
  3. 3. Generation X<br />Born 1966-1977<br />Transformed the ‘office’ as we know it today and our relation to work<br />Typically occupy management positions today<br />Offices are a commodity for them<br />Not always at ease in open offices<br />
  4. 4. Generation X<br />
  5. 5. Generation Y<br />Born 1980-2000<br />AKA: ‘Workplace Divas’, ‘Millenials’ & ‘Generation Y Not’! <br />Open space environment is not a surprise. (school & university)<br />They are strongly team-focused, collaborative, and seek meaning in work and opportunity to learn<br />
  6. 6. Generation Y<br />
  7. 7. 21st Century Workplace<br />The 21st century workplace has changed beyond recognition due to:<br />Flexible working arrangements<br />Increase in virtual working<br />Greater engagement in cross border and cross cultural working and working across different time zones<br />Blurring of the work and social boundaries as a result of technological innovation<br />
  8. 8. 21st Century Workplace<br />Rise of eastern economies such as China and India<br />Increase in networking professionally and socially<br />Engaging in meaningful working relationships with clients and developing rapport<br />Flatter organisational structures<br />Greater emphasis on social and environmental issues<br />
  9. 9. Generation Y wants…<br />A workplace that's like them:<br />urban, flexible, collaborative, environmentally sensitive and unconventional<br />32% prefer breakout spaces over conventional meeting rooms<br />
  10. 10. Generation Y Embraces technology<br />They are the most technology-fluent, multi-tasking, adaptable and team-oriented group in history<br />44% expect companyvirtual meetings<br />
  11. 11. Social media <br />40% expect access to social networking sites<br />49% expect access to wikipediaor company wikis<br />
  12. 12. Flexible working<br />The generation Y is a flexible workforce with a high level of mobility<br />56% prefer to work flexibly and chose when to work<br />
  13. 13. Environment <br />Unlike GenerationX, Gen Y has been found to have a far higher level of awareness about corporate social responsibilities and the environment<br />96% want an environmentally aware workplace<br />
  14. 14. Social spaces <br />Going to work is about meeting people and socialising within the working community<br />The Generation Y is a sporty and social generation<br />44% want sport and social facilities on site<br />* Based on Regus figures<br />
  15. 15. Collaboration <br />The workplace must support both formal and informal collaborative engagement and interaction<br />Collaborative: 41%of the Generation Y prefers to have access to a team space<br />
  16. 16. Own desk <br />The Generation Y privileges access to their own desk rather than desk sharing or hot desking (hoteling)<br />79% prefer to be mobile rather than static workers<br />
  17. 17. Location<br />Generation Y prefers workplaces:<br />In an urbanised location<br />Access to social and commercial facilities<br />Good public infrastructure <br />Ability to use public transport<br />
  18. 18. Commuting<br />The UK: a nation of walkers<br />The US and India: The car comes first<br />China: Public transport is a prime choice<br />40% of the Generation Y would like to take their car to go to work, 20% by public transport and 18% walking!<br />
  19. 19. Agility@Work<br />Researched best in class workplaces<br />
  20. 20. Summary<br />
  21. 21. Final thoughts<br />What are the challenges of managing generation Y in the workplace?<br />What do we know about them?<br />Why are they different to their older colleagues?<br />How do the relate to their future workplace?<br />

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