Reverse Mentoring in a Multi-Generational Workforce

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While there is a contentious debate among researchers, experts, and managers alike regarding the fundamental motivational drivers and values-based differences between generations, one conclusion is undeniable. With four (if not five) generations working together in organizations, the differences in experience, skills, and use of tech are striking. The oldest workers employed today are from the tail-end of the Silent Generation (born between 1925-1946). Having felt the immediate effects of the Great Depression and spending 50+ years in the workforce, they’ve seen a thing or two during their careers and they leverage those experiences to inform their decision-making. Next, the Baby … Read More