Categories for Understanding the Generations

9/ Apr

Being a Gen-Y in a Gen-X/Boomer World

Being a Gen-Y in a Gen-X/Boomer World

In today’s world, the majority of communication is done either electronically or over the phone. While this makes sharing information faster than ever, it limits how much you know about who you are talking to. This is especially true for me as neither my age nor my height come across! Generally, this works to my advantage as no perceptions can be made other than I respond-quickly and always strive to deliver. However, once people see me they realize I’m young with piercings and I need to be aware of the... Read More >


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3/ Nov

Dealing With the Generational Divide

Dealing With the Generational Divide

Take a look at any newspaper, blog or article about the workforce today and you will see evidence of ‘the generational divide.” . This has become the biggest challenge facing man- agers and business owners. Growing up in very different times have led each generation to viewing the workplace with very different expectations – and that spells Trouble. Gabriel Draven, a reporter for The Globe & Mail, wrote in March 2004 that Canadian companies better start accepting this generational shift as reality because it’s going to dramatically change how businesses... Read More >


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