By Mary Rae Floresca | Negosentro.com
It’s this season again when the millennials and Generation Z finishes college to enter the world of professionalism and apply what they have learned from school. This is where their independence will take them – soft to hard – head-on and will determine if a particular job becomes a tool that will eventually become their bread and butter in the future.
Employers on the other hand, keeps a look out for a fresh wave of these young bloods in which they can also activate the talent and skills with knowledge. Involving them would need to go through economical roles and maintain harmony in the workforce.
To a few companies, fresh grads will also most likely get clumsy and wimpy on their first job. That’s given. No one is ever lucky. But these lapses and opportunities can be addressed with the aid of equipping them with the nature of their jobs and setting their expectations of the task at hand. The preparation of these young people could either make them or break them but it should be put in mind that learning is an ongoing process and things can be learned or gained as they move along.
So we all know the comparison between the Athenians and the Spartans; the people who are blessed with intuition and those who are blessed with physique. In the world of professionals, who are, among the pool of new hires, can make and contribute to the game plan(brain) and who can execute the game plan(brawn). It’s best to have an extensive and intensive training provided to make sure that the investment in your workforce is calibrated and will benefit the whole company in return as well as complement the skills they already have.
Employers are there to see to it and filter characteristics that will satisfy the work description then determine who serves in the headquarters and who will serve in the frontline.
For sure, we all went under the same process and it’s just about time that we make sure they are fit and well equipped to do the job.
In conclusion, it is the company’s role to determine how the individual can know and understand the work they have chosen, placing them on a ground where it is a win-win situation for the employer and the employee and another win for the community they are serving in.
Simon Sinek, a management and leadership guru and author advised, “A leader’s job is not to do the work for others, it’s to help others figure out how to do it themselves, to get things done, and to succeed beyond what they thought possible.”