Category: Generational Training

At any given time there are between four and five different generations in the workplace, each bringing a different set of skills and strengths to the table. Generational training refers to training that helps companies better manage different generations in the same office.

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Are L&D and HR Professionals Ready for Gen Z?

There has been a lot of coverage in recent years as Millennials have entered and moved up the ranks in the workforce. As contrasted with Baby Boomers and Generation X, Millennials are often described as being more tech-savvy and valuing greater work/life balance than their predecessors.

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Mental Health Issues More Prevalent Among Gen Z

America’s workforce is increasingly diverse along a number of axes. Companies are leveraging this diversity by putting more and more emphasis on diversity and inclusion initiatives to help boost their bottom lines. But, companies that strive to promote diversity in their workforces need to be aware of the specific needs and expectations of the groups contributing […]

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5 Tips for Training and Developing Employees Across Generations

Many articles have been written about the differences between each generation and how they don’t understand one another inside the workplace. But there is actually substantial research that proves generational differences inside the workplace are a complete myth and that every employee essentially wants the same things:

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Leveraging Paid Volunteer Opportunities for Gen Z and Millennials

As Generation Z (those generally born between 1995 and 2010) begin to enter the workplace, they’ll truly shine when they’re offered opportunities to give back to their communities and causes they care about. And Millennials also excel at work when they’re offered opportunities to give back and help others.

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Multigenerational Workforce Drives Innovation, Problem Solving

There are now five generations in the workplace, and while much focus has been on the potential for conflict and miscommunication between generations, a new study reports on some positive impacts of age diversity—increased innovation and problem solving! Among U.S. respondents, 87% said that a multigenerational workforce increases innovation and problem solving.

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Companies are Trying to Retain Older Workers

It wasn’t so long ago that older workers feared—and not without cause—losing their jobs to younger competition. The thought was that younger, energetic talent having just acquired the most up-to-date education would force out older colleagues who were making more money due to their seniority but who were likely to be less productive than the […]

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Millennials as Servant Leaders in the Workplace

According to Pew Research, Millennials make up most of the current U.S. labor force. And as they advance in their careers and take on more leadership roles, it’s becoming apparent that they’ll prefer to adopt servant leadership styles by fairly wide margins.

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What Millennials Want from a Workplace Mentor

According to research parsed by Inc., 53% of hiring managers say it’s difficult to find and retain Millennials, which is particularly problematic when you consider that Millennials now make up the largest generation in the U.S. workforce.