Characteristics• Appreciation for diversity• Exposed to a lot – travel, day care, technology, media• Expect workplace to reflect diversity• Been involved in every family decision Millennial
Matures Boomer Gen X Gen YBirth 1928-1945 1946-1964 1965-1980 1981-1999Family Traditional Disintegrating Latch key kids BlendedEducation A dream A birthright A way to get there A huge expenseValues •“We” first •Loyal to “me” •“Prove it to me” •“Work hard=reward” •Military •Team oriented •Work/Life Balance •Instant gratification •Respect •Competitive •Why? •Hive mind •Conformity •Workaholics •Responsible for own •Job not a way of life but •Timeliness •Face time success means to provide for •Must believe in leader outside activities •“Army of 1” •Adult-o-lescenceHeroes Army, Navy MLK No common hero Family or someone they (not JKF know or met (individual) individuals)
Matures Boomer Gen X Gen YBirth 1928-1945 1946-1964 1965-1980 1981-1999In a word Loyal Optimistic Skeptical RealisticLeadership in a Chain of Change of command Self command Don’t command –few words command collaborate!Career Goals Build a legacy Build a stellar career Build a portable career Build parallel careersPreferred Satisfaction of Money, title, Freedom. Time off. Work that has meaning.Rewards a job well done. recognition. Shifting to Relaxed dress code. Fun environment. Work Alternative value of time. Time to Portable benefits. in teams. Resume scheduling. care for children AND building. Recognition. aging parents.Balance Shifting the Help me balance myself Balance now not when Work is not everything balance and everyone else I’m 65Retirement Reward Retool Renew RecycleJob Changing Stigma Puts you behind Necessary Part of daily routine
Matures Boomer Gen X Gen YBirth 1928-1945 1946-1964 1965-1980 1981-1999Feedback No news is Once a year How am I doing? At the push of a button! good newsTraining I learned the Train too much and they The more they learn, the Lifelong learning is a hard way so will leave. more they stay. way of life. can you.
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