In our previous article, Meet the Multigenerational Workforce, we introduced the four different generations currently working together in today’s workforce. Having learned some of their unique values, behaviors, priorities, and communication styles, we highlighted some challenges that came along with working with other generations.
However, employers who work to bridge the generational gap, often find utilizing the strengths of each generation benefit the team in the long run. Here are some tips when managing multigenerational teams:
As Pre-Boomers and Baby Boomers approach retirement, the make-up of teams will continue evolving as younger generations come into the workforce. Making the effort now to best manage employees from a variety of generation gaps will help maintain an effective and successful workplace.
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