Transitioning of generations have played key factors in the way we do business, understanding the influential generation that is populating the workforce can help you to strategize how to keep your employees motivated and productive.
Currently the dominant generation within the work place is that of Generation Y, an age group raised with game-play and computers as a part of their norm. Many of the Gen Yâ€™s have spent a lot of time and money investing into games for means of entertainment, having used many of the learned skills within their strategic gaming, and applied it to life.
As a business owner or boss, understanding what peaks the attention of employees will keep your business running smoother and sustain happier employees.
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To take it a step further, incorporating play within your Marketing strategies and Social Media efforts as promotions and campaigns will intrigue the Gen Y customer interests and entice them to part take in your businesses activities. This will enable your business to gather marketing research, demographic information and applying the gathered information to help you Market your business better and to sell. The use of campaigns, promotions and contests aids you in building relationships with people and portraying a social perception as you gain statistical information.
Adding gaming in and out of your work place will clearly boost your businesses productivity, which will make the workforce a fun place, and creating commonality between work and play will make for happier employees that in return will make for better business.
Erin Ryan is a writer for various blogs and a Social Media Specialist who has a keen understanding of the power of Social Media for business and fervently stays up-to-date with the Social Media Industry. Erin enjoys teaching and helping people and businesses on how to use and connect through Social Media. You can connect with Erin on Twitter.
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