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GENERATIONS
    in the
  WORKPLACE
MANAGING THE


    MIX
generations are making
       me nuts
MY GOAL




          Barbara Hill-Gen X Executive ATT
Unlike any time- there are 4 generations
           working side by side
       as well as across the oceans
collaborating...
Which generation are you?

 A. Traditionalist
 B. Baby Boomer
 C. Gen X
 D. Gen Y
His tor ical force s shape our value s, at t i t ude s and our
life s t yle s. You may no t al ways agree wi th what we
ar...
Each generation needs
     to understand
 the other generations
   for who they are
           and
    that they are not
 ...
Traditionalists
Traditionalists born before 1946
Influenced by the Great Depression
Success comes through hard work
and sac...
Which phrase best describes your
       parents philosophy on your
        education and your future?

A. Work hard, pay y...
Baby Boomers
The Me Generation
1946-1964
Had Stay-at-Home Moms
                                  Polarization in U.S. brought
Competiti...
Which of the generations
has the most members?

   A. Traditionalists
   B. The Boomers
   C. Generation X
   D. Generatio...
Generation X
The Slackers
Born between 1964 and 1978
Latch-key kids                  The technology explosion
Busy parents
            ...
The Generation of Firsts

First to check Halloween candy
First to see peers missing and on milk cartons
First to experienc...
X
What do they want?
What is your favorite way to
      communicate?

  A. Face to Face
  B. Telephone
  C. Email
  D. Texting
Generation Y/Why
The Can-Do Kids
1979-2000
 Born with technology
                                     Wants friends at work
 Most educated
...
★O p t i m i s t i c – sense of
★A l l   o v e r wo r l d t h i s
                                                   m i s...
Y
What do they want?
Interesting Work
Collaborative
           Creative
        Confident
   Encouragement
   Think Different
Tr u s t - Tr a n s p a r e n c y
...
How did they
   ATTRACT
 the brightest
and the best
   people?



                 Bill Gates, Mitch Kaper, Fred Gibbons
“This is the most inspired and most
inspiring generation to come through
       West Point since 1945”
General at West poi...
Obama’s top speech writerJon Favreau, 26




Chris Hughes 25, helped create two of the most
    successful startups in mod...
What do they want?
What Changes are you
willing to make to attract
and keep this new talent?
There’s
Enough
Rock for
all of us
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  1. 1. GENERATIONS in the WORKPLACE MANAGING THE MIX
  2. 2. generations are making me nuts
  3. 3. MY GOAL Barbara Hill-Gen X Executive ATT
  4. 4. Unlike any time- there are 4 generations working side by side as well as across the oceans collaborating, contributing and creating success and building equity.
  5. 5. Which generation are you? A. Traditionalist B. Baby Boomer C. Gen X D. Gen Y
  6. 6. His tor ical force s shape our value s, at t i t ude s and our life s t yle s. You may no t al ways agree wi th what we are discussing. The circums tance s that shape d your life may have bee n dif fe re nt.
  7. 7. Each generation needs to understand the other generations for who they are and that they are not an older or younger version of themselves. They are not your mini-me
  8. 8. Traditionalists Traditionalists born before 1946 Influenced by the Great Depression Success comes through hard work and sacrifices for the greater good Fueled the Post WWII economic boom Deeply patriotic and loyal Characterized by fiscal restraint and a strong work ethic Demand RESPECT and expect Quality Formal manners - keeps traditions
  9. 9. Which phrase best describes your parents philosophy on your education and your future? A. Work hard, pay your own way, and contribute to the family B. Try harder- Study harder- Stop complaining! C. Study hard so you can get a great job D. We will help you with your homework, papers, and college applications- Now-how can we help you get a job?
  10. 10. Baby Boomers
  11. 11. The Me Generation 1946-1964 Had Stay-at-Home Moms Polarization in U.S. brought Competitive in nature about by boomers Sacrifices for personal success Resents authority High divorce rate Women enter the workforce Wants to be in control Highly motivated Loves recognition and awards Focused on prosperity $$$$$$$$$ Spends lots of hours on the job Big on self-help Values independence Needs face time See world from their own value systems
  12. 12. Which of the generations has the most members? A. Traditionalists B. The Boomers C. Generation X D. Generation Y
  13. 13. Generation X
  14. 14. The Slackers Born between 1964 and 1978 Latch-key kids The technology explosion Busy parents created an extremely Seen scandal rock every entrepreneurial environment, institution, from the stock one in which learned to trust market to the U.S. presidency, big themselves and information business,churches, Self reliant and practical corporaations Productive Values friends Virtual Personal Time=Work-Life Independent- don’t micro Balance manage them Cynical-Skeptical Loyal to people over Impatient organizations
  15. 15. The Generation of Firsts First to check Halloween candy First to see peers missing and on milk cartons First to experience divorced parents First to deal with working mothers First to see parents laid off First to see increase in violence First to deal with Aids and Safe Sex First to deal with the messes made by the Boomers Global Warming, Social Security, Medicare, Economy, NATIONAL DEBT First generation that may not live a better lifestyle than their parents
  16. 16. X What do they want?
  17. 17. What is your favorite way to communicate? A. Face to Face B. Telephone C. Email D. Texting
  18. 18. Generation Y/Why
  19. 19. The Can-Do Kids 1979-2000 Born with technology Wants friends at work Most educated Most diverse Highly collaborative Helocopter Parents Hippie 2.0 Parents are friends and advocates Likes living at home with you Spoiled, adored, encouraged Craves fame Support from school/church High multi-tasker Impatient Needs lots of feedback and lots Wants a mentor of praise Wants training Shorter attention span Powerful social network Questions - challenges-status quo
  20. 20. ★O p t i m i s t i c – sense of ★A l l o v e r wo r l d t h i s m i s s i o n, a c h ie v e me n t s g e n e r a t i o n i s f am i l i a r and succe ss with Harr y ★Tr a d i t i o n a l Va l u e s – Po t t e r, b u i l d i n g p a re n t s a re h e r o e s c o mmu n i t y ★C o n c e p t o f p r i v a c y d o e s n’t e xist and they post ★G l o b a l l y conne c te d wi t h e v e r y t h i n g o n t h e we b s ame m o v ie s a n d t.v, a n d ★K e e n a b i l i t y t o c h a l l e n g e s ame f a s h i o n s, S p e a k adul ts and au t h or i t y t h e s ame l a n g u a g e ★Ne e d s l o t s o f p o s i t i v e
  21. 21. Y What do they want?
  22. 22. Interesting Work
  23. 23. Collaborative Creative Confident Encouragement Think Different Tr u s t - Tr a n s p a r e n c y Community
  24. 24. How did they ATTRACT the brightest and the best people? Bill Gates, Mitch Kaper, Fred Gibbons
  25. 25. “This is the most inspired and most inspiring generation to come through West Point since 1945” General at West point in an inter view with Good to Great’s Jim Collins
  26. 26. Obama’s top speech writerJon Favreau, 26 Chris Hughes 25, helped create two of the most successful startups in modern history. Facebook and the Barack Obama campaign
  27. 27. What do they want?
  28. 28. What Changes are you willing to make to attract and keep this new talent?
  29. 29. There’s Enough Rock for all of us
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