Generation Gap: Closing the Generation Gap in the Workplace
This one-day workshop will teach participants how to:
-Identify where the generation gap issue surfaces, and the impact it has on the modern workforce.
-Describe and apply language that is specific to each generation currently in the workplace.
-Explore organization strategies that overcome gap issues.
-Evaluate the need and effectiveness of recruiting, retention, and succession plans in context of the generation gap.
History in Brief
To begin, participants will look at how the generation gap is defined and where it comes from. Participants will also determine similarities and differences amongst themselves.
Finding Common Ground
As individuals, we have more in common at work than we may think. This session will teach participants how finding things that are in common can be useful when deciding how to approach differences.
Silents, Boomers, Xers, Yís, and Millennials
This session will look at common generation definitions in an effort to understand their history.
Recruiting that Bridges the Gap
During this session, participants will explore generation-specific factors that affect retention and recruiting.
This session will review the pre-assignment and explore common generalizations.
During this session, participants will identify targeted ways to appeal to different generations.
The Value of Planning
Participants will learn how succession planning and coaching can increase an organizationís sustainability.
Developing Targeted Retention Strategies
Next, participants will learn how to use the generation gap to their advantage when developing retention strategies.
What We Really Want
To wrap up the day, participants will explore how to make our workplace engaging.