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Round up: Managing a multi-generational workforce

You’ve just been assigned a new team and they’re all under 25. What’s your first response?

a)   “Ugh. Get me outta here…fast.”
b)   “Yes! Now we can finally get something done.”
c)   “Meh. What else is new?”

Your gut reaction to this scenario may have a lot to do with your own generation. Boomer, Gen X, Millennial…each has different expectations of life and work. While it’s best to get to know your team as individuals, it doesn’t hurt to also understand what makes them tick as a generation.

Here are some links to get you started: