by Rieley Scott
Labeling generations is nothing new. A portion of Baby Boomers were called out for being “hippies.” Gen Y (Millennials) were singled out for being “snowflakes” by the older generations. And, the newest slam comes from Gen Z, calling out Gen Y’s skinny jeans and side parts. The truth is we need to break beyond the labels and think of how we can collaborate.
Each generation brings wisdom and gifts to the table. How do we take that and create a successful work environment?
For starters, let’s learn and understand each other. While no one group can embody all attributes determined by the critical eye of society, are there truths to categorizing generations? Or, is it just media hype for headlines and social media likes?