Next Gen Workforce
The strategies, trends, and guidance are key to increasing employee engagement, managing multi-generational teams, and recruiting and retaining next-gen talent.
Next Gen Workforce Topics
Curb the Quits and Conflict: How to Create a Culture of Belonging
Workplace hostility, widespread disengagement, and generational conflicts have all spiked in recent years, making it increasingly difficult to retain talent, team-build, or remain profitable and productive.
Sarah brings a generational lens and an ‘I-never-thought-of-it-that-way!’ approach to conflict resolution. Learn how to leverage a multi-generational team and create a workplace where everyone feels like they belong.
Engage Employees and Win in the Talent Economy
Welcome to the Talent Economy – a 21st century economy characterized by unprecedented innovation, connectivity, disruption, and opportunity. As well as unprecedented turnover, declining job satisfaction, and shrinking profitability. How is it possible we’re in a Talent Economy and still struggling to engage talent?
Sarah proves that it’s possible to create an organization designed to engage talent and thrive in an era of disruption, and she provides audiences with the guidance to do it.
Generations@Work: Learning to Leverage Our Differences
The Great Resignation. The War for Talent. The Silver Tsunami. Whatever you call it, turnover is skyrocketing and generation gaps are partly to blame. Research indicates workplace hostility, ageism, and conflict are looming large, killing concepts like inclusion, collaboration, and teamwork dead in their tracks.
Sarah Sladek specializes in helping teams understand and leverage their differences and bridge the gaps.
Sarah has been researching demographic shifts and helping organizations navigate generational differences for 20 years. Using humor, pop culture references, and numerous best practices, she shows multi-generational teams how to build trust, empathy, and get to a place of enjoying work. Together.
In this presentation she shares valuable insights into what makes each generation tick, when and why conflicts emerge, and how best to resolve them. In the process, audience members learn a lot about themselves and one another and have fun doing it.
Think you know everything there is to know about generations and workplace conflict? Think again. Audiences rave about Sarah’s unique approach, in-depth perspective, and research on the subject matter.
Team-Building in a Turbulent Time
Society is changing, demographics are shifting, and work as we’ve always known it is at an end. In this time of incredible transition, teamwork has taken a hit.
We’ve all felt stressed, directionless, isolated, and wary of facing any additional change. Enthusiasm and motivation has waned, and we desperately need to get the team — and ourselves — reconnected, inspired about the future, and re-engaged in the work and mission. But how?
In this presentation, Sarah Sladek will share strategies to motivate, inspire, and reconnect with your team. Drawing from her research on employee engagement, change management, and generational shifts, Sarah will share her insights on what it takes to bring people together in a time of change and create a happier, more productive work environment.
The World According to Z
Meet Generation Z, the generation of teens and 20-somethings coming of age during the most disruptive decade in history. They’re walking into the workforce with radically different skill sets, values, and expectations.