New kids on the business block

Business Executive logoA generation gap is emerging in many workplaces where younger recruits use technology in ways that their older colleagues find difficult to fathom.

Would you be surprised if I told you that, in their undergraduate years, today’s business recruits and those entering the workforce over the next three to five years will probably have spent more time using their digital technologies than they did reading – in fact, at least 50 per cent more? To the older workforce and management, this may come as a surprise, but not to those called the ‘net generation’