Generational Challenges in the Workforce

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Generational Challenges in the Workforce

  1. 1. Generational Challenges in the Workforce What Will Hold You Back, And What Will Propel You Forward Presented by Jeff Davis Recruiter, Career Strategies, Inc
  2. 2. Overview and Objectives <ul><li>After this presentation you will... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand the differences between generations in the workforce. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know positive and negative stereotypes about your generation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See why the recession will shift perceptions about younger workers. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. A Summary of American Generations <ul><li>The Silent Generation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Born 1925 to 1945 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fathers fought in World War I </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Children of the Great Depression </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. A Summary of American Generations <ul><li>Baby Boomers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Born 1946 to 1964 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents lived through Great Depression and World War II </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current CEOs </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. A Summary of American Generations <ul><li>Generation X </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Born 1964 to 1980 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Came of age during end of Cold War and 1980s recession </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. A Summary of American Generations <ul><li>Generation Y, or Millennials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Born 1980 to early 2000s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Children of Baby Boomers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Came of age during 9/11 and current recession </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>What do people think of Millennials? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Millennial “Role Models”
  9. 9. <ul><li>Want the full presentation? </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail Jeff Davis </li></ul><ul><li>at </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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