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Our age group generation X and generation Y

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Our age group generation X and generation Y

Our age group generation X and generation Y

Average age without including Benny: 26 yrs. 04 mo. Average age including Benny (1950!): 28 yrs. 09 mo. Average age women: 26 yrs. 02 mo. Average age men: 26 yrs. 09 mo.

Our age group generation X and generation Y

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1982 1/1

1984 1/0

1986 3/1

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We have different generations of workers at IRCC and also working for IRMA/CorePeople. Each generation has distinct attitudes, behaviors, expectations, habits, and motivational buttons.

Our age group generation X and generation Y

Generation timeline 1922-1945 1946-1964 Veterans Baby Boomers Silent Traditionalists

1965-1980 Generation X Gen X Xers

1981-2000 Generation Y, Gen Y, Yers Millennials Echo Boomers Nexters

After 2000 Generation Z Gen Z (Naturally integrate with IT) (Never knew a world without Internet, mobiles, etc.)

Our age group generation X and generation Y


Workplace characteristics Veterans (1922-1945) Hard work Respect authority Sacrifice Duty before fun Adhere to rules

Work ethic and values

Baby Boomers (1946-1964) Workaholics Work efficiently Crusading causes Personal fulfillment Desire quality Question authority

Generation X (1965-1980) Eliminate the task Self-reliance Want structure and direction Skeptical

Generation Y (1981-2000) Whats next? Multitasking Tenacity Entrepreneurial Tolerant Goal oriented

Our age group generation X and generation Y

Workplace characteristics Veterans (1922-1945) Work is An obligation Directive Command-andcontrol

Baby Boomers (1946-1964) An exciting adventure Consensual Collegial

Generation X (1965-1980) A difficult challenge A contract

Leadership Style

Generation Y (1981-2000) A means to an end Fulfillment To be defined Everyone is the (as this group same has not spent Challenge others much time in the Ask why workforce)

Our age group generation X and generation Y


Workplace characteristics Veterans (1922-1945) Individual (If you want something well Interactive style done, you have to do it yourself!) Formal Communications Memos Baby Boomers (1946-1964) Team player Loves to have meetings In person, preferably Effective meetings Time management Generation X (1965-1980) Generation Y (1981-2000)

Entrepreneur

Participative

Direct Immediate

E-mail SMS Voice mail

Our age group generation X and generation Y


Workplace characteristics Veterans (1922-1945)

Baby Boomers (1946-1964) Do not appreciate it Money (to have it) Title recognition Outward signs of power and authority

Feedback and rewards

No news is good news Satisfaction in a job well done

Generation X (1965-1980) Sorry to interrupt, but how am I doing? Money (to show that I have it; consume) Freedom is the best reward!

Generation Y (1981-2000) Whenever I want it, at the push of a button Money (helps me achieve my goals) Meaningful work

Our age group generation X and generation Y


Workplace characteristics Veterans (1922-1945) Messages Your experience that awake is respected motivation Neer the twain shall meet Rudyard Kipling [] Work and (two things that family life are so different as to have no opportunity to unite) Baby Boomers (1946-1964) You are valued You are needed Generation X (1965-1980) Do it your way Forget the rules Generation Y (1981-2000) You will work with other bright, creative people!

No balance Work to live Life is work

Balance

Balance

Our age group generation X and generation Y


When a Boomer says to another Boomer, We need to get the report done, it is generally interpreted by the Boomer as an order, it must be done and done now. However, when a Boomer says to an Xer, This needs to be done, the Xer hears an observation, not a command, and may or may not do it immediately.

Our age group generation X and generation Y


A Generation X manager tells a Boomer worker he has been working too hard and should take time off to take the family on vacation. Instead of saying thanks, the Boomer replies, I work to get ahead, to get a promotion, not for a vacation.

Our age group generation X and generation Y


A top-notch, cross-functional team with individuals from several different generations has been set up to recommend a solution to a nasty manufacturing problem. After a couple of weeks, the manager responsible for the team cannot understand why there is constant bickering and nothing is getting done. The Veterans on the team are looking for handwritten notes and direct, specific requests for work to be done. The Boomers do not like to work independently, and they expect to have meetings any time, any place and it is fine if they are called day or night. Xers do not want to hear about the project outside of work, and dont dare call them at home. And the Yers dont want any meetings at all, they only communicate via voice mail and e-mail. Is it any wonder that the team is having trouble getting motivated toward the goal?

Our age group generation X and generation Y

Our age group generation X and generation Y


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Now the general who wins a battle makes many calculations in his temple ere the battle is fought. The general who loses a battle makes but few calculations beforehand. Thus doing much calculation leads to victory, and few calculations to defeat: how much more no calculation at all! It is by attention to this point that I can foresee who is likely to win or lose.

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Our age group generation X and generation Y

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