The Arizona Association for Economic Development capped a recent Workforce Symposium with keynote speaker Robin Ozz, president of the National Association for Developmental Education and the director for developmental education at Phoenix College.
Ozz humorously shared the differences between the five generations in the workforce, what shaped them and what their values and attitudes are toward work.
She also offered some tips on how to deal with the other generations and maximize their integration in the workplace:
If you work with Traditionalists – ages 70-plus
If you work with Boomers – ages 50s and 60s
If you work with Generation Xers – ages 35-50
If you work with Millennials -- ages 20s and 30s
If you work with Generation W/I/Net—ages 19 and below
And with all co-workers, regardless of age: