As Baby Boomers stay on the job longer, the phenomenon of four generations of employees in one workplace has appeared. And findings from new research point to the potential of a generational collision course.
A well-grounded psychology major with a degree caught the attention of executives for some unusual skills she possessed (that aren’t mentioned in O*NET) and was offered a “huge opportunity,” she told the Hartford Courant. But why did the newspaper interview her? Her job is being a human cannonball for the circus!
In the upper reaches of corporate America, the largest generation on record is retiring—and a new generation is getting set to take over. And Gen Xers aren’t looking for the same things, compensation-wise, their Baby Boomer predecessors were.
In a joint poll released by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and AARP, 72% of HR professionals report that the loss of talented workers is “a problem” or a “potential problem” for their organizations. And that is no surprise when, as SHRM and AARP point out, Pew Research Center data indicate that 10,000 […]