IMPLICATIONS OF YOUTH WORKFORCE ON EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IN THE INSURANCE SECTOR

Authors

  • Dr. Ben Kajwang PhD Chief Executive Officer, College of Insurance, Nairobi, Kenya

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47604/jhrl.1437

Keywords:

Youth Workforce, Insurance Sector, Employee Engagement Practices

Abstract

Purpose: Youth are considered as the most active age bracket in the working environment hence their impact in organizations such as the insurance sector cannot be ignored. The objective of this study is to discuss and analyze the implications of the youth workforce on employee engagement in the insurance sector. The purpose of this study is to help the readers understand the importance of youth workforce and their impact in the insurance sector once the youth are involved in favorable employee engagement practices.

Methodology: The study adopted a desktop methodology. Desk research refers to secondary data or that which can be collected without fieldwork. Desk research is basically involved in collecting data from existing resources hence it is often considered a low cost technique as compared to field research, as the main cost is involved in executive’s time, telephone charges and directories. Thus, the study relied on already published studies, reports and statistics. This secondary data was easily accessed through the online journals and library

Findings: The study found out that some of the implications of youth workforce on employee engagement are; adaptability to change, improved customer experience and satisfaction, employee retention, talent management, leadership development and improving the company’s brand and image.

Unique contribution to theory, practice and policy: It therefore recommended that the insurance sectors should come up with the best strategies for employee retention of the youth workforce since they play a vital role in influencing the consumer behaviors. The insurance sectors should embrace youth marketing since it is one of the best advertising techniques that has led to increase in productivity and profitability of companies and customer satisfaction.

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Published

2022-01-05

How to Cite

Kajwang , B. (2022). IMPLICATIONS OF YOUTH WORKFORCE ON EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IN THE INSURANCE SECTOR. Journal of Human Resource and Leadership, 7(1), 1 – 7. https://doi.org/10.47604/jhrl.1437

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