The MHEDA Journal - Second Quarter, 2016 - (Page 64)

humaN TREnDs rESOurCES Matuson's Sixteen Workplace Predictions for 2016 BY ROBERTA MATUSON 1. companies will continue to blame Millennials for employee churn when in fact age has nothing to do with why employee turnover is on the rise. 2. Organizations will invest more in the watering of the office plants than they will on nurturing and growing talent. 3. Employees will continue to turn a deaf ear to corporate speak and will remain disengaged until leaders stop talking profits and start talking purpose. 4. More workers will flee their employers as the economy continues to prosper. 5. Magnetic leaders will have no problems attracting talent. 6. There will be more part-time jobs, as companies do whatever it takes to fill vacancies with the right people. 7. Baby Boomers will not retire in droves, as they continue to remain fit for duty. companies will need to adjust their succession plans accordingly. 8. Those that invest in the development of their people will significantly out perform those who don't. What are you waiting for? Start investing. 9. Employees will continue to reject those organizations where success is measured based on face time and not results. 10. Starting salaries will rise, as more companies will be pulling from a smaller talent pool that is in hot demand. 64 MHEDA | 11. companies will toss out college degree requirements in favor of hiring those with potential and a proven track record. 12. Annual performance reviews will be tossed in the trash as companies move towards real-time continuous feedback. 13. Disappointed workers will continue to flood sites like Glassdoor, to tell their truth to those who will listen. 14. Wearables in the workplace will create havoc as organizations struggle with the right to bear a computer on one's body and the right for workplace privacy. 15. Employee engagement will be buried once and for all and will be replaced by a movement called Talent Magnetism. 16. companies that continue to operate as if nothing has changed, will no longer be around when we make our 2017 workplace predictions.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The MHEDA Journal - Second Quarter, 2016

Chairman’s Perspective
From the Desk of Liz Richards
Editor’s Note
Ask Your Board
MHEDA University Calendar
MHEDA Member Profile
Women @Work
Industry Puluse
Teamwork and Personal Accountability
Exhibitors' Showcase Product Guide and Floor Plan
Exhibitor Summaries
Global Citizenship
Six C-Level Cyber Blunders (And Solutions)
What to Look Forward to in 2016
How to Build a sense of Community for Your Business
Women Mean Business
What's Your Exit Strategy?
Creating Great Customer Experiences: Why, How and Why Now?
Turning Near Misses into a Winning Safety Environment
Too Much of a Good Thing
Matuson's Sixteen Workplace Predictions for 2016
New Members
Spotlight on Association News
MHEDA Milestones
Index of Advertisers by Product Category
The Last Word

The MHEDA Journal - Second Quarter, 2016