Tag: HR practices

I am Drowning and Need More Staff!

October 14th, 2010   •   1 comment   

Source: RootsWeb.com

One of the most common cries in management – especially in a fast growing economy – is this:

“Help! I need more manpower! Without additional staff to do this and that and that, I’ll be unable to deliver my project/targets/sales figures/etc!”

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How to Manage “Gen Y” Workers

April 25th, 2010   •   2 comments   


How are Generation Y (Gen Y) workers perceived in general? What should organisations do to attract and retain Gen Y talents? Are they any different from their older and more senior colleagues?

The answers to these and more were covered in a recent talk organised by the Institute of Advertising Singapore which featured the results of a joint research project between the GMP Group and Temasek Polytechnic. Also known as the Millenial Generation, the term Gen Y refers to the cohort of individuals born from the 1980s and 1990s. In the GMP-TP survey of some 2,610 respondents (including about 567 Gen X-ers and Baby Boomers), they are considered those between 18 to 27 years of age.
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