People of all ages have a desire to belong and be of value to others.
For the first time in history we are operating with five generations co-existing in the workforce, and there are more young professionals joining every day. Dr. Pilcher talks with Ruthie Christie, the Executive Director of Pensacola Young Professionals (PYP) about their mission and impact in our community. PYP provides young professionals a community where they can make a difference, connect with like-minded individuals, and learn new skills. Ruthie also reveals the top three skills young professionals want to develop and the top three things they’re looking for in their work environments.
This episode addresses questions, such as:
- What is the purpose of Pensacola Young Professionals (PYP)?
- What leadership skills do young professionals want to develop?
- What do young professionals want from their work environments?
Contact Ruthie Christie, the Executive Director of Pensacola Young Professionals at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Engaging employees at various stages of their career can be difficult, and generational differences can make it even more challenging. Whatever the mix in an organization, employees need some of the basics to be engaged.
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