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Posts Tagged: Generations
How government agencies can use the five elements of the Simply Irresistible Organization to attract and retain Millennials.
How to build a government workplace that has high employee engagement to all the generations.
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 »
The challenge for agencies is finding skilled, younger workers to replace an aging workforce. They are driven by mission and a strong sense of purpose to transform their communities and the nation for the better. This sense of purpose is what agencies must tap into when recruiting next-generation talent.
Move over, Millennials. There is a new generation of workers entering the workforce. They are called Generation Z’ers.
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 »
The lighthearted film included everything from the complex office dynamics, teamwork, to inter-generational communications and collaboration that offered a few stark similarities to the federal workforce today.
There are four different generations working in government today—Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials. When approaching working outside of our own generation, we often have a tendency to rely on stereotypes (i.e. Traditionalists will never accept change and Millennials are unreliable job hoppers) and that can ruin great partnerships before they ever get started…. Read more »
Just before my 24th birthday, I landed what I thought would be a great government job. My boss was a long time public servant. She had worked hard for the government for her entire career and was proud of her service. I quickly learned that she believed in traditions, in doing things by the book,… Read more »