How to Thrive in a Multi-Generational Workplace

In days gone by, it was common for just two age groups to be represented in the workplace. There were long-serving, “dyed-in-the-wool” old-timers and ambitious newcomers. Times have changed, and now you could find yourself working with as many as five generations. Broadly speaking, each one has its own set of preferences, styles, perspectives, and experiences.  Generational diversity has great potential, however, the potential for conflict and misunderstanding is very real and intergenerational conflict within the workplace is a growing issue.  Learn more about the six strategies for thriving within a multi-generational mix.

An image of a table that shows the different age groups that are in the labor force today. It describes their traits and characteristics, and how they are frequently stereotyped beginning with the silent generation, baby boomer generation, generation X, generation Y and generatin Z.

Characteristics of Different Age Groups in the Labor Force Today