Posts in Generational Differences
This infographic provides current statistics depicting generational trends in today’s workforce, including recently released survey results on the up and coming segment, Gen Z.Read More »
My nieces are staying with my parents while they look for jobs. This has been interesting to watch. As Generation Y gals, things turn on a dime. They have little patience. They expect employers to hire quickly. If they haven't gotten a call back in 48 hours, they move on. Waiting isn't an option. In fact, I'm not sure it's even in their vocabulary.Read More »
I just attended conference where Baby Boomer managers discussed their frustrations with attracting and retaining the Millennial generation (those born between 1980 and the early 2000s), also known as Generation Y.
Two statistics really got the managers worked up:Read More »
"Micro-managing" has been a dirty word in business for the last several decades. It is the parental equivalent of "smothering." The backlash against hands-on, super engaged management came when the teenagers of the (Flower Power) 1970s entered the workforce. The parenting style used with this (my) generation was one of relative freedom, and therefore it was no surprise that freedom in the workplace was what that generation of new employees desired.Read More »