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Here’s How Workplace Diversity Boosts Profitability

Here’s How Workplace Diversity Boosts Profitability

Any company should care about improving diversity: it accounts for success. And it will develop your image as an employer. Millennials in particular choose who to work with rather than for. And it matters who you are.

Workplace diversity is strongly related to team performance and overall profitability. But achieving such diversity comes with many challenges. Here’s how to go through them.

Here’s How Workplace Diversity Boosts Profitability

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Coworking Spaces

Virtual Coworking Spaces Tomorrow, Today

Coworking is a concept that’s “younger” than the average millennial professional life. Yet it also seems to be hugely popular, trendy even. Projected coworking spaces follow a curve that resembles Moore’s law. Every year, there are twice as many spots to fill. Either extensions or new spaces being open in a novel approach to build “uncorporations”. However, the concept of coworking is as old as early human communities.

After all, coworking is people doing similar work in shared spaces. Unlikely collaborators pursuing mutually advantageous strategies for development. Sharing a workspace with friends, mentors, and the competition. In a sense, this is remote work with superpowers. And it is more than a trend.

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Millennials Are Driving The Adoption Of Unified Communications

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Studies show that Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) services represent a fast-growing segment in the broader cloud communications market. That’s not a surprise considering the increasing number of companies who expand their activities far from their traditional borders. But are their employees, especially Millennials, playing any role in this change? I’m a firm believer that this digital-native generation is fueling the change. And scientific facts seem to support this idea.

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“X” Marks The Spot

"X" Marks The Spot | Image credits: fineartamerica.com

Market researchers everywhere are sounding the horn that Millennials are quickly becoming the dominant figure in the workforce, dispensing their invaluable advice on how to cope with the situation left and right. However, the world is in no danger of ending just because Generation Y is growing up. Gen Xers are alive and kicking, and spending more than ever.

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How Millennials & Generation Z Are Looking For Jobs Today [Infographic]

Around a third of the young US demographic feels let down by the education system, accusing their alma maters of failing to teach them applicable, real life business skills. A report by HR firm Adecco breaks down the data gathered from 1,001 students looking at the difference in thinking between Generation Y (born 1980-2000) and Generation Z (born after 2000).

Generation Z is either just entering college or actively attending the higher-ed classes. Generation Y, also called the ‘Millennials,” are graduating or have already graduated. Despite the difference in age and the hurdles that lay ahead, both groups have a common enemy: the difficulty of obtaining a job.

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4 Ways In Which 2014 Changed The UC Industry

Now that 2015 has just started, it’s the perfect time to reflect on how Unified Communications evolved in 2014. And, as our co-founder put it, there are a lot of things to look back and even more to look for in the new year.

For one, Unified Communications is no longer considered an emerging technology. Throughout 2014, an increasing number of businesses, enterprises, and industries adopted such solutions. After all, UC simplifies business communication and collaboration by integrating voice, instant messaging, conferencing, fax, and so many advanced communication capabilities into a single, user-friendly interface.

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Brace Yourselves, Millennials Are Coming

The highly experienced but less tech-savvy baby boomer generation has been dominating the global workforce for some time now, but that’s about to change. Before you know it, the soon-to-retire boomers will be replaced by the ambitious, technologically savvy and collaborative millennials, who don’t remember a time without computers and smartphones. Growing up with laptops, Wi-Fi, 3G and social media, the digital world circulates through their system as they expect immediate access to information at all hours of the day.

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