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Each generation brings its own unique work styles and expectations to the workplace, based on common experiences many of them share. Generational influences - like parenting styles, the pandemic, war, the economy, global impacts, popular culture and other defining moments or events - contribute to generational characteristics that are brought into the workplace. To have an inclusive workplace, you have to be intentional and willing to listen to others, gain perspectives, and make adjustments, with the ultimate goal of staying connected… across generations.
For the first time, we have four generations in the workplace! This thought-provoking, powerful short video uses impactful imagery, video and music to inform and encourage discussion on the generation gap within the workplace.
Looking for easy-to-use tips for working with various generations in your workplace? Then this is the tool for you. With simple dos and don'ts - this training tool gives you plenty of information for your next training session.
Highlight concepts associated with a multi-generational workforce.
Highlight words and concepts that promote generational diversity.
This fun, information-packed card provides a working across generations model (A.G.E.S. @ W.O.R.K.) and questions to address common generational-specific issues in the workplace. These cards are great for a quick training reminder or conversation starter.
A fun and interesting article about younger employees - from the perspective of a Baby Boomer. Honest thoughts and interesting stereotypes are discussed. Will some generation-based attributes still annoy us? Sure they will. Can we work through those problems? We can if we choose to do so.
Struggling with the concept of diversity? In short, diversity is all around us. It just is! This thought-provoking, short video uses impactful imagery and music to raise awareness and reinforce the concept (and power) of diversity.
It's sometimes tough bringing a group of diverse and free-thinking individuals together on a team - and expect them to immediately gel. This video demonstrates the work needed to get the best from a multi-generational team. Includes varying views of appropriate business etiquette.
This short animated video is a fun way to understand the newest generation in the workplace - Generation Y (also known as the Millennials).
Generational preferences regarding communication and management; the communication gap between a young manager and an older subordinate.
This is a terrific and poignant scenario showing the technology gap between generations.
When generational differences impact communication and presentation styles.
Great meeting opener or training ice breaker for generation training! Forty trivia questions are listed (with an answer key) around popular culture and events during each of the major generational periods. Have fun. Award points. Reinforce key training concepts.
This very simple, yet powerful activity is a great discussion primer. By having groups work on and answer four simple questions about a generation, team members have a chance to discuss and analyze stereotypes.
Want a quick summary of proven tips for working effectively with ANY generation? This is the handout for you! Everyone wants to be treated with respect—and recognize that respect might look and feel different, based on differing experiences and perspectives.
Based on several interactive case studies on generations, this training activity gives each person in the session an opportunity to practice using the M.E.E.T.™ model to help us communicate effectively.
Article Summary: A “generation” is defined as a group of people born and living about the same time. Within each generation, its members share values, behaviors and work ethics that have been shaped by the economic, social and political climates in which they come of age.
An emotion-provoking video that uses music, text and graphics to inspire a discussion about the generational differences we encounter every day.
With workers from multiple (up to 5) generations now active in the workforce, the potential for misunderstanding, frustration and conflict puts increasing pressure on productivity. To turn that challenge into a competitive advantage, this program applies the M.E.E.T. approach to the complexities of effectively working in and managing a multi-age workforce.