Bridging the Generational Gap

In most business there exists a generational gap. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. It simply means that not all of your employees are the same age. In fact, that can be a good thing. By bringing a unique viewpoint to the table, each individual can provide the others with insight that they wouldn’t have had otherwise.

Unfortunately, in many instances, the generational gap is too much for some and leads to increased tension in the workplace. Perhaps you’ve experienced this yourself, a scenario in which an older, more experienced employee comes into conflict with a young, upstart recruit.

Over the years, several YEC members, myself included, have found various methods to not only decrease tension in the workplace, but foster cooperation and respect among employees, regardless of generational differences. If you’d like to know more about these techniques, click the button below to read the full article.

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