Multi-generational workplace

Do You Take This Job, in Sickness and in Health…?

2019-10-24T18:29:57+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Corporate Training, Management Training, Multi-generational workplace|

Recently, while facilitating management training for a client in Austin, one of the company founders commented that their younger, less seasoned staff members have only experienced the recent good times. He was concerned that these employees, who make up the bulk of the firm’s workforce, may not have what it takes to push through volatility [...]

Fathom Corporate Training Celebrates 10th Anniversary

2019-02-12T04:25:20+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Corporate Training, Millennials, Multi-generational workplace|

Today, Fathom Corporate Training marks the firm’s tenth anniversary as a leading provider of professional development programs and business consulting services. Since its founding, the company has built a stellar reputation for helping global enterprises and recognized brands address a range of critical challenges, contributing to improved employee morale, lower turnover, higher productivity, and increased revenue. [...]

Support for Austin’s Best Places to Work

2019-03-01T06:41:55+00:00July 12th, 2016|Categories: Corporate Training, Leadership Training, Management Training, Multi-generational workplace, Negotiation Training|

There are a number of factors that can motivate employees to work hard. A good salary, or a competitive benefits package attracts many workers. But it takes a special workplace to keep employees truly engaged and committed — to inspire them to go above and beyond the call of duty to become real superheroes on [...]

Leadership is in the Eye of the Beholder

2019-03-01T06:40:09+00:00April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Corporate Training, Leadership Training, Multi-generational workplace|

Change is a fact of life in the workplace. The trick is that the effective leader should be the one driving the change, rather than following it. As Harry Truman said, “Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.” In recent years, many executives have found themselves reacting [...]

Getting to Know Generation Z

2019-03-01T06:31:46+00:00May 7th, 2014|Categories: Corporate Training, Management Training, Multi-generational workplace|

When Audrey Boone Tillman entered the Westin Charlotte Hotel in 2007 to judge a regional competition of college students' community outreach projects, she noticed one big change from similar events she had attended in the past. "No one had paper resumes," recalls Tillman, executive vice president of corporate services at Columbus, Ga.-based Aflac Inc., which has approximately [...]

Forgetfulness and the Modern Mind

2019-02-12T05:15:31+00:00September 30th, 2013|Categories: Multi-generational workplace, Time Management Training|

We have been talking in this blog recently about the generation gap in the workplace, and the different work habits that each age group brings to the office – particularly the tendency of Millennials to multitask. So it’s timely to run across a recent study that demonstrates the effects of multitasking and distractions on information retention.In [...]

Multitasking in the workplace… that’s a good thing, right?

2019-02-12T05:36:58+00:00September 23rd, 2013|Categories: Millennials, Multi-generational workplace|

It’s no secret that today’s workplace is full of distractions. Emails and text messages, social media, the Internet and streaming media – it’s all at our fingertips and demanding our attention. We’ve become so accustomed to using digital media, we continually switch back and forth between our work tasks and checking email and social media. Being [...]

Trends in Professional Development

2019-02-12T05:29:49+00:00September 16th, 2013|Categories: Corporate Training, Millennials, Multi-generational workplace|

Here at Fathom, we are in a unique position to take note of the latest significant trends and professional development challenges that our clients are facing in the corporate training world. Some of the trends that we are following lately are converging around a central theme in an interesting way.Four generations are now sharing the workplace [...]

How to Manage Generations in the Workplace… and Why You Should Care

2019-02-12T05:35:16+00:00September 9th, 2013|Categories: Management Training, Millennials, Multi-generational workplace|

The multi-generational office is nothing new. Most industries and types of businesses have always employed a range of personnel age groups. But the current generation gap is somehow getting wider; expanding to the point that it sometimes feels like the Grand Canyon. Although this is partly due to perception, there is definitely a shifting landscape in [...]

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