Surveys have shown that there are valid characteristics associated with each generation. Every generation brings positive traits to the workforce. Here are those attributes.
Posts Tagged: baby-boomers
New research findings make clear that local government’s approach to service cannot be one-size-fits-all. At a time when effectively reaching and engaging all community members is imperative for public health and continuity of government operations, understanding and meeting generational differences is critical.
Baby Boomers place the highest expectations on local governments to solve problems. This aligns with Boomers’ engagement with local government in voting, home ownership, and participation on local boards and commissions.
Baby Boomers may be the most knowledgeable population. The knowledge that Baby Boomers possess is too vital not to share. It leaves a legacy.
We all, regardless of our age, generation, or cultural background, have a lot to learn from one another and much to offer as well. When we value and embrace our differences, the potential for growth is virtually limitless!
Though I long to identify with some of what made the Baby Boom generation unique, I don’t quite fit in. Likewise, my son was born on the cusp of the Millennial generation and doesn’t identify with them or their predecessors. Gen-Xers have been called the “middle child” of generations, caught between “the two noisy behemoths”… Read more »
Why you should turn to volunteering as a plan for what you might do after retirement.
What can federal, state, and local governments do to recruit millennials and ensure their missions are carried out with the nation’s top young talent?
With baby boomers restlessly pacing at retirement’s door, it’s critical to plan now for the significant talent gap that lies ahead. Right now, your workforce is likely made up of multiple generations bringing different traits to the table. It’s critical to take advantage of this multigenerational makeup before baby boomers retire and transition out of… Read more »
With four generations spanning our government workforce, many have asked- how can we level all generations and skills to build successful teams and make government better? Leaders in government, young and old, come from all walks of life. Government’s challenge is to harness the diverse skillset, listen to all perspectives, and help generations work together.Read… Read more »