Picture this – a 70-year-old born in 1947 working alongside a 26-year-old born in 1991. To say those two individuals bring different tools and perspectives to the project is an understatement.
The combination of increased life expectancy and the boom of technology has created a world in which there are more generations in the workforce simultaneously than ever before. It’s an exciting time to be alive and working. Managing Pre-Baby Boomers, Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials (aka Generation Y) within one company requires creativity, resourcefulness, and understanding. When it comes to planning your next corporate meeting or event, it’s imperative to take into consideration the different communication styles and expectations of each generation.