Expectations of employees from their work place have changed recent times. Next gen employees are expecting beyond offering attractive pay packages and traditional reward and recognition processes. HR managers are creating strategies that can work for Gen Y and Gen Z to design crucial policies sync with the changing employee expectations. Below are the listed things employees expect from their existing and future employees.
Open policy with organized structure: Next gen employees love to work with a flat structure makes the culture of an organization. It brings in a comfort factor for employees at all levels to interact with each other without any hierarchy. Grievances will be solved easily and ideas float more creatively. This eases the management team more admirable and commendable. A flat organization structure enables quicker decision-making, faster time-to-market and speeds up innovation.
Enhanced entrepreneur spirit: A recent survey found that, sixty-five per cent of the Indian population is under the age of 35 and this has to be utilized by the corporations. Employees expect to nurture the entrepreneurial spirit among in the employees through strategic programmes such as mentorship to become the independent decision makers to drive the change.
Flexibility: Flexibility at work place is always expected and will gain mainstream acceptance in the corporate world. Work from home is one of the latest ways of driving work-life balance while achieving optimum productivity from an employee. This is the major benefit expected by most of the employee’s mainly female employees. Employees prefer to accept a job offer with more flexibility rather than good salary package. Automation of routine tasks also helps to enhance their core competencies and nurture more employees with specialized skill sets.
Global exposure: Global exposure has broadened the career aspirations and working horizons of mid-level and senior-level leaders. It is offering a new platform to acquire new skills, learn new techniques and elevate the company products at global level.