This week's Fierce Resource was first published on the Talent Management website and was written by Leon C. Prieto and Simone T.A. Phipps.
5 Ways to Foster Baby Boomer Engagement looks at recent research by Gallup, which finds that baby boomers have not only the lowest levels of engagement, they have the highest level of active disengagement. While companies may be tempted to put more time and energy into the up and coming generation of workers, further the research from Gallup shows that boomers plan to stay in the workforce longer.
"Employee engagement plays a key role in fostering productivity. It conveys a sense of the connection employees have to their organization as well as the passion they have for their work. A lot of focus in recent years has centered on ways to better manage and engage the youngest generation in the workforce, Generation Y. But according to the latest research from Gallup, baby boomers have the lowest level of engagement. What’s more, Gallup research shows that baby boomers have the highest level of active disengagement. Here are five ways talent leaders can increase baby boomer employees’ engagement."
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