There’s no denying that the workforce is being taken over by Millennials and Gen Z workers. If fact, within the next five years, 75% of the workforce will be made up of members of the Millennial and Gen Z generation.

Naturally, employers have shifted their focus to these younger generations in an effort attract the best young talent. These cohorts think, work and act differently, and they expect the same from their employers. If you’ve read any of our previous blogs about Gen Z and Millennial workers, you know that companies need to enact a lot of changes to appeal…

Imagine you’ve decided to make a big, delicious pot of soup. You decide on the type, what flavors you want the soup to have, and what you’ll need to make it just the way you like it. You go to the store with your recipe in hand and pick the very best ingredients to make your soup extra tasty. Once you’re back in your kitchen you spend hours dicing your veggies to the perfect size, cooking the best stock for your broth, and mixing everything together for the perfect flavor.

But now that all of your perfectly selected ingredients are…

The human brain craves recognition, it thrives on it. When we receive recognition, it stimulates the hypothalamus (the part of our brain that controls our metabolism and stress levels) and increases dopamine production (the chemical that causes happiness) to improve the quality of our work and our productivity. In fact, 40% of employed Americans say they’d put more energy into their work if they were recognized more often.

It seems simple enough, right? If we recognize our employees, they’ll work harder and be more likely to stick around. …

Jimmy Chebat

Revolutionizing Business through Gamification.

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