This data is US-focused but if the UK is similar then organisations need to look at a future, older working population that is also more generationally diverse. These trends will have important implications for learning and talent development.
Editor’s note: Research suggests that younger people use technology no differently to older people. Learning designers beware . . .
Editor’s note: It’s always good – and more necessary than ever? – to get the long view and the historical context to understand topics and trends. In this case: why the next generation is always so threatening.
Editor’s note: So what are the implications for learning and developing people if they will be staying at work until they are 70?
Editor’s note: This is a research laden article that shows there is no evidence to suggest Millennials want anything different from work than any other generation.
Editor’s note: Generational labels aside, what will L&D look like in 2030, when 75% of the global workforce will be made up of Millennials – those who have grown up with technology.