The feature article, “Managing the Generations: Valuing the Wisdom of Age and Contributions of Youth,” by Valerie M. Grubb tackles one of the biggest challenges facing companies today: the multigenerational workplace. When workers from three (sometimes even four) generations work alongside each other, differences in work ethic, expectations, goals, and communication styles emerge and can cause conflict. Grubb writes that the right mindset can help mitigate problems that emerge: “Just as more seasoned workers need to embrace the enthusiasm and new ideas of new recruits, younger employees also need to learn how to see things from the perspectives of their more seasoned colleagues.”
Also in this issue:
- 8 Communication Tips for HR Leaders
- Innovation through Diversity
- How to Increase Your Job-Offer Acceptance Rate
- Don’t Lower Your Standards to Negotiate the Skills Gap
- And More...
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