There is an interesting phenomenon going on in American workplaces today. Despite national unemployment levels at five-year highs, top talent is leaving our organizations en masse.
There have always been multiple generations in the workforce, so why are we now preoccupied with Generational diversity? Because the urgency is real and the magnitude of the differences among the generations in today’s workplace is significant.
Businesses throughout the United States are facing a crisis: Many of today’s youth are unprepared to enter the workforce and our current educational system is overburdened and unable to bridge the gap between education and workforce readiness.
For the first time in American history, four different generations are working side-by-side in the workplace.
By T. Hudson Jordan Director, Global Diversity & Talent Strategies Pitney Bowes, Inc. Diversity within an organization has evolved over the years to encompass the many ways in which people differ from one another. Early diversity conversations may have focused solely on race, while today, the term diversity encompasses... Read more
by Melanie Harrington, President Pamela Arnold, President-Elect American Institute for Managing Diversity, Inc. In the Last decade, there has been considerable information shared about the four generations in the workplace, with a growing body of literature amassing on the youngest of the working generations, due in part to the... Read more
by Tisa Jackson Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion Union Bank, N.A. Most organizations know that, for the first time in history, we have four generations in the U.S. workforce, which means you might see everyone from 20-something Millennials to Generation Xers, Baby Boomers and seasoned Veterans working side-by-side.... Read more