Creating a Workplace Culture for Millenials

Posted in: Alumni Career Services- Mar 31, 2013 Comments Off on Creating a Workplace Culture for Millenials

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 12:30 – 1:30pm

Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are poised to transform the way we do business.  Join Sally Seppanen and John Keyser (C’59) as they discuss how the 80 million member cohort is and will continue to affect the work world in significant ways.

How can you create a culture designed to allow the promise of Millennials to thrive? Are there ways to establish a conducive environment for this younger generation while balancing the needs and preferences of our current team? 

The answer to those questions will dictate the success of your organization in the years to come.

This discussion will also address such questions as:
• What is the outlook of the workforce make-up?
• How are the values of Millennials different from previous generations?
• What environment is the right environment to bring out the best of Millennials?
• How do companies recruit and retain high performing Millennials?
• What are the implications of adapting to this segment for Gen X and Boomers?

John Keyser (C’59) is a respected author, speaker, and leadership coach with more than 40 years of experience as a senior executive in the private and public sectors. He works with executives to maximize their leadership potential and create winning organizational cultures with high energy, true teamwork, and loyalty. Keyser specializes in helping executives strive for continuous improvement, using tools such as 360-degree assessments. He also writes Ideas & Advice on each week, which provides tips for achieving business success. Keyser is a Georgetown liberal arts graduate and a graduate of the Georgetown Leadership Coaching Program.

Sally Seppanen is a leadership coaching and consultant, helping clients set and achieve meaningful goals.  She holds degrees in communications and psychology, is a Georgetown-trained coach and credentialed by the International Coaching Federation.

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