Superb Internet Corp. Think of the last time you heard comments like these … You might be right, but I’m the boss! Just do your job! I remember back in the day … The kid wants a promotion after six months on the job! No!
four different generations working side-by-side in the workplace .
People communicate based on their generational backgrounds.
Each generation has distinct attitudes, behaviors, expectations, habits and motivational buttons.
Superb Internet Corp. The Power of Four You will work with other bright & creative staff Do it your way Forget the rules You are valued You are needed Your experience is respected Messages that motivate Participative Entrepreneur Team Player Loves meetings Individual Interactive style Fulfillment Contract Exciting Adventure Obligation Work is…. Gen Y 1979-2002 Gen X 1965-1978 Boomers 1946-1964 Veterans 1922-1945
Baby Boomers in the workforce Live to Work Superb Internet Corp.
Work is an exiting adventure
Mental stimulation and challenge
Seek collaborative, group decision making
Yearning for flexibility
Let’s have a meeting
Gen Y in the workforce Work to Live Superb Internet Corp.
We switched from “war for talent” to recessionary mode (for now)
Plan ahead and prepare to drive renewal and growth
Boomers & Gen Y are the groups redefining the rules of engagement
Superb Internet Corp. The Best Way To Retain Boomers 1 . High-quality colleagues 2. An intellectually stimulating work 3. Autonomy regarding work tasks 4. Flexible work arrangements 5. Access to new experiences and challenges 6. Giving back to the world through work
Superb Internet Corp. The Best Way To Retain Gen Y 1 . High-quality colleagues 2. Flexible work arrangements 3. Prospects for advancement 4. Recognition form the boss 5. Steady rate of advancement & promotion. 6. Access to new experiences and challenges
Superb Internet Corp. Flexibility Progressive Policies Coaching Chance to give back Modularity Employer of Choice
Superb Internet Corp. Five Biggest Mistakes you can make as a Manager 1. Lack of Communication. 2. Focus on the Negative. 3. Policy change due to one person . 4. Not understanding the needs and concerns of your team . 5. Never admitting you’re wrong or never taking responsibility
Superb Internet Corp. References for this presentation include: Greg Hammill. Mixing and Managing Four generations of Employees Kersten, Denise. “Today’s Generations Face New Communications Gap,” USA Today Lancaster, Lynne C.; Stillman, David. When Generations Collide: Who They Are, Why They Clash, How to Solve the Generational Puzzle at Work . Sago, Brad. “Uncommon Threads: Mending the Generation Gap at Work,”
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