There are four distinct generations in the workforce right now: Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials. While each brings their own wealth of knowledge and experiences, it is crucial for employers to understand the differences between them.
However, just because there are several differences between older and younger workers does not mean they cannot learn from each other.
Check out the following articles for information on the benefits of having an intergenerational workforce in YOUR business:
What Older Workers and Younger Workers Can Learn from Each Other
by Dan Woog, Monster.com Contributing Writer
Generating Controversy: Employers Must Manage Intergenerational Workplace Issues
by Lawrence J. McNamara, IndustryWeek Contributor
Strategies for the Intergenerational Workplace
by Kate Kirkpatrick, Steve Martin, and Sandi Warneke, Gensler
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