Now more than ever the workforce contains a diverse array of employees that cross multiple age groups. Companies must be able to accommodate this fact. This article review different categories and potential obstacles a company may face with a workforce comprised of different generations, from basic communication to recognizing the different outlooks of each generation. Must read for any successful company.
- Cloud computing and mobile devices have also ushered in new behaviours and attitudes.
- Employee well-being, and a company’s impact on society, are more important in today’s office culture than before, and rank higher than short-term financial goals and personal financial benefit, according to research from Deloitte.
- Phone calls, fax machines and even email, can feel outmoded in the world of video chats and instant messaging. Thankfully, the medium matters less than the message.
“Managing a multigenerational workforce means creating an environment which enables discussion and collaboration between generations, so they can start to understand each other’s differences.”