The Gen Z workforce can take companies to new heights with their creativity and potential. As compared to traditional staff, this generation of employees has different values, needs and priorities. Hence, it’s time for employers to prepare themselves to welcome and understand them.
It’s the responsibility of the human resource team to build a strong company work-culture for their staff because it impacts their morale and productivity. Follow below mentioned top 5 ways to manage Gen Z at the workplace;
- Workculture design
It is good to have an effective combination of the human element and technology while designing a workplace. Generation Z expects authenticity and transparency during professional communication, so organizations need to be clear while explaining company’s expectations from them. Don’t just focus on infrastructure; work on office culture as well.
- Embrace advanced technology
‘Advanced technology’ is the key element to engage this Gen Z workforce, so embrace cloud-based HRMS software that makes ‘hire to retire’ processes faster and easier. Opt for AI-powered HR chatbot to resolve their queries in no time. In fact, this also helps HR departments to get rid of paper-based work and to ease their burden of tedious HR activities.
- Transparent communication
Even if they are a ‘tech-savvy generation’, but ‘human interaction’ is also very much important for young talents. Make sure that your team can easily interact with other team members in real-time via online software or apps as it helps to create a positive workplace.
- Work-life balance is a must
Gen z prefers workplace where they can maintain a good work-life balance. So, workplaces must motivate a healthy way of life and robust well-being to attract this young workforce.
- Training and coaching is a necessity
Offer them necessary coaching to help them achieve their goals and make them ready for future roles. Invest in online training management software so that they can support companies to meet their vision and mission. Assign a mentor to them who can guide them, given them proper feedback and track their performance.