How Soft Skills Are Still Needed Despite Technology

Geography: Global —Research Source: Future Foundation —Date: February 2016 —Findings: 76% of young workers in France believe their job prospects are worse than those of their parents’ generation. In contrast, 49% in India, believe their job opportunities are worse than those of the previous generations. 45% of respondents in the United States considered their academic education to be very or […]

Technology Skills And Knowledge Concerns Across The Globe

Geography: Global —Research Source: Future Foundation —Date: February 2016 —Findings: 68% of respondents in emerging counties, such as Chine and Brazil, are concerned that a lack of technology skills will make it increasingly hard for young people to advance their career prospects.  78% of young people in Brazil and India are confident that they have the necessary skills for […]

How Technology Is One With Youth Development

Geography: Global —Research Source: Future Foundation —Date: February 2016 —Findings: 74% of respondents in India and 71% in China acknowledged the role of technology skills in securing good career opportunities, with clear majorities in both emerging and developed countries. 60% of respondents in France and 59% in the UK stated that computer sciences subjects were key education tools. Recommendation: […]

Gen Z Provides Insights On Future Technology Usage

Geography: United States —Research Source: The Center for Generational Kinetics —Date: February 2016 —Findings:  37% of Gen Z says social media affects their happiness because Gen Z says social media affects their self-esteem, popularity, how people see them, influence, job and dating prospects. 44% of Gen Z  said Facebook is good for any age, from their own generation to their grandparents. […]

How To Improve Leadership Skills

Geography: United States —Research Source: Future Workplace and Beyond.com —Date: December 2015 —Findings:  24% of respondents across all generations believe that executive mentoring will help improve leadership skills. 20% of Gen Z and 18% of Millennials say that job shadowing will help improve their leadership skills. 17%  of Millennials and Gen Z said that stretch assignments will help improve […]

Challenges On The Road To Leadership

Geography: United States —Research Source: Future Workplace and Beyond.com —Date: December 2015 —Findings:  23% of Gen X and Millennials find the fear of failure to be biggest challenge to overcome on the road to leadership. Only 2.4% of respondents of stated the biggest challenge in becoming a leader to be the lack of a clear vision. 26% of the […]

Keeping Talented Leaders

Geography: United States —Research Source: Future Workplace and Beyond.com —Date: December 2015 —Findings:  27% of respondents, from Gen Z and 22% of Millennials, want to be a leader at a company that they own or started. 43% of respondents, across all generations, want to be leaders at a company they are not currently employed by. 25% of Gen Z […]

Younger Generations Look For Leadership

Geography: United States —Research Source: Future Workplace and Beyond.com —Date: December 2015 —Findings:  61% of Gen Z  and 60% of Millennials strongly agree/agree to having a formal mentor that supports their  leadership development. 31% of Baby Boomers strongly disagree to the statement saying “I have a formal mentor that supports my leadership development.” Individuals from Gen Z are least likely (61%) […]

Generation Z Searches For Dream Job

Geography: United States —Research Source: Future Workplace and Beyond.com —Date: December 2015 —Findings:  87% of respondents from Gen Z have been employees at their current position for less than two years. Individuals from Gen Z are most likely (63%) to be employees by their current organization for less than a year, followed by the Silent Generation (31%) and Millennials (30%). […]

The Importance Of A Mission And Vision Statement

Geography: United States —Research Source: Future Workplace and Beyond.com —Date: December 2015 —Findings:  83% of Gen Z and Millennials agree/strongly agree that they understand their company’s mission and vision. Only 1.7% of respondents across all generations said that they strongly disagree to understanding their company’s mission and vision. 76% of Baby Boomers understand their company’s mission ad vision; marginally […]