Monday, January 30, 2017

4 Ways Businesses Can Bridge the New Generation Gap - ENTREPRENEUR

by Samuel Edwards 
Originally published: January 26, 2017
Publisher: Entrepreneur.com 

Boomers and millennials, like parents and children, are hopelessly divided and inextricably connected.

An American company represents a microcosm of society at large. In any large business in this country, you have black and white, GEDs and doctorates, middle class and upper class, liberal and conservative, male and female, gay and straight, young and old. Everyone is represented in a massive convergence of people from all walks of life. It’s truly a model of society in every sense of the phrase.

And while this sort of diversity is great, challenges are still present. You could pick any collision of factors and discuss the issues associated with them, but one topic of conversation that’s particularly relevant today is the gap that exists between millennials and baby boomers in the workplace.