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Younger Generation should realize Older Workers’ Experience, Strengths

[...The younger generation should remember that older generations have weathered more unpredictability than they have. For example, a 30-year-old with a college degree has spent more than half his life in a system where baseline efforts yields almost certain results ... read more

Embracing Age Diversity is “Continuing Journey” for Employers, says AARP Leader

[...Challenges around diversity in the workplace are nothing new. Though the specifics may evolve, businesses and organizations are constantly adapting to changing demographics in the workforce, which, for many now, is a growing population of older workers...] ... read more

Diversity Makes You Smarter

[...Diversity, in other words, nudges you out of your comfort zone in a good way. It provokes different sorts of discussions and debates and makes it easier to resist the worst consequences of groupthink. Even if diversity is a tough ... read more

Bridging Generational Gaps at work

[...I have been reading about and presenting on the generational differences in the workplace since the late 1990’s. When I first started the people in the Millennial generation (or Generation Y) were teenagers and barely visible in the workplace, mostly ... read more

When youngsters and seniors form a team

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When young and senior employees are working together in a team, most managers would suspect a lower efficiency and a higher risk of conflicts. The “Rheinische Post” has now published an article that describes a different picture. The international bank ... read more

Age Discrimination in Workplace has Warning Signs

[... As aging baby boomers continue to stay in the workforce into their 50s, 60s and even later, age discrimination claims are going way up. More businesses think a way to streamline operations is to remove older workers and replace them ... read more

The young and the restless: Attracting millennial talent

[... A recent Ernst & Young survey of 1,215 professionals in companies found that 75% of managers agreed that running multigenerational teams is a challenge, and more than two-thirds reported their organizations introduced changes to make cross-generational working easier. The ... read more

For jobless over 50, a challenging search for work

][… The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that more than half of those 50 and older who’ve hunted for a job in the past five years say their search was moderately or very difficult, and more than ... read more