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Millennials, an introduction

So far, over the last few Fridays, we have gone over The Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, and Gen X. This week, we are looking at Millennials, those we previously noted as being born between the years 1981-2000. Although in 2018, the Pew Research Center adjusted the cut-off year to 1996, in order to keep the… Read More

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Gen X, an introduction

The last two Fridays we have explored the Silent Generation and the Baby Boomers. This week, we are taking a look at Gen X, those born between 1965 and1980. Also known as the X’ers, the MTV Generation, Baby Busters, and my personal favorite Thirteeners. Gen X is also referred to as a lost generation, sandwiched… Read More

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The Baby Boomers, an introduction

Last week I briefly covered The Silent Generation, a generation that at present only covers 3% of the global workforce. This week, I will be delving into the Baby Boomers. The Baby Boomers consist of those born from 1946 to1964. And by 2024, about 25% of the workforce is projected to be over the age… Read More

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The Silent Generation, an introduction

One area of study that has long fascinated me is the area regarding the various generations of people that we have, specifically in America. Over the last eight years or so that has shifted to how those generations function together within the workplace.    I know that people have differing views on names for the… Read More

Millennials, Let’s Move Past the Jargon by Lauren Allen

An article on the Forbes website from January 2012 used the following quote from Jennifer Chatman, management professor at the University of California-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, “Jargon masks real meaning.” I hope that you will allow me some small liberties with this phrase. Jargon relates to words or phrases that are used within certain… Read More