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Managing the New Generation by Carolin Rekar Munro

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Chapter 3. Acclimatizing Gen Y to Your Workplace – Training that is Sticky, Stickier, and Stickiest

My research with Gen Y over the past few years has revealed that only 35 percent of content communicated in workplace training sessions is retained, barely 25 percent of learning from these sessions is transferred into workday practice, and approximately 70 percent of Gen Ys are dissatisfied with workplace training.

I'm sure this knocks us off our swivel chairs when we hear this. Yet, this is how Gen Y experiences and perceives training initiatives in our organizations. From my conversations with Gen Y, an overwhelming number of them reported that training misses the target. It doesn't pack a powerful punch that contributes to the successful transfer ...

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