CRITICAL PATH II: Five Generations in Today’s Workforce: The Baby Boomers, by Laura Dillingham

Baby Boomers (also known as Boomers) are those workers born between 1946 and 1964 and number roughly 73 million people. Let’s continue looking at this generation in today’s workforce and discover their values, strengths, beliefs and what shaped them.

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Communication

  • prefer face-to-face
  • hold meetings
  • having flexible schedules/working from home is a negative
  • preferred feedback is titles recognition or money

Some well-known people born in the Baby Boomer era are Elton John and Lionel Richie (Singers, Songwriters, Composers, Pianists, Record Producers, Actors), Bill Gates (CEO, Chairman, Philanthropist, Investor, Computer Programmer, Inventor), Deepak Chopra (Author, Public Speaker, Physician), Candice Bergen (Model, Actress, Producer) and Cher (Singer, Television Host, Actress, Producer, Director).

Next we’ll look at the core values, strengths, traits and more of Generation X. As we continue looking at each generation, we suggest taking the time to look at what interests your employees have at work and in their personal lives; know and understand your employee’s life paths, core values and their beliefs. More importantly, look at the best way to understand, appreciate, communicate and build a cohesive and productive environment.


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