Tag: gen x

Support Culture: How To Keep a Five-Generation Workforce Happy (Part 2)

This is Part 2 in a two-part series. Read Part 1 here. With five generations at work for the first time in U.S. history, HR execs are charting a growing constellation of roles, identities, and life stages in their benefits plans and experiences. The good news? The call for flexibility and help taking care of loved […]

Gen X Workers Demanding Specific Benefits from Employers

In the modern workplace, each generation brings its unique set of needs and preferences. As we and many other observers have previously explored, the millennial and Gen Z cohorts have their distinct desires. But what about Generation X? The ‘Sandwich’ Phase Currently navigating the “sandwich” phase of life, Gen Xers are juggling responsibilities for their […]

Do You Have the Right Tools to Train Gen Z Effectively in the Hybrid World?

Here comes a fresh wave of faces into the workforce—a younger, spirited, and green group carrying with them a different take on what a workplace “vibe” should feel like. Born as the ’90s were winding down and growing up through the 2000s, Gen Z is expected to make up 27% of the workforce in just […]

How Viable Are Career Shifts?

Countless people around the world are working in careers that weren’t part of their life plans for a variety of reasons: financial constraints, availability of “dream job” positions, lack of qualifications, family commitments, etc. Professional Pivots In an article for BBC Worklife, Kate Morgan refers to the career changes people have made over the past […]

Gen X Not Ready to Leave the Workplace

It’s hard to believe we’re at a point when we’re discussing Generation X’s departure from the workforce! Just a few short decades ago, this cohort represented the newest entrants into the labor force. But the reality is, the oldest members of Gen X—born in 1965—are closing in on 60 years old. Demand for Work/Life Balance […]

Working Across Generations: How Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, and Baby Boomers Can Collaborate in the Workplace

The modern workforce is a diverse mix of generations, each with its own unique perspectives and work styles. While there are many benefits to having a multigenerational team, it can also lead to conflicts and misunderstandings. But if they respect and understand each other’s differences, people from different generations can work together and do well […]

For Gen X, Y, and Z – The Future of Work is Mobile

Labor Day has come and gone, and yet the subject of work and professional environments is still at the top of everyone’s mind. The “future of work” is the topic of many bestselling business books, a Gartner report, an HBS podcast, a PBS series, and management consulting giants like Deloitte and McKinsey. Why all the […]