Are Generation Stereotypes Fracturing Your Organization?

As millennials begin to outnumber older generations, countless articles incite employers and HR departments to prepare for the end of work as we know it. Organizations of all kinds scramble to understand these alien creatures, which they have been told are vastly different from every generation before them. Millennials are painted alternately as entitled, unfocussed, narcissistic, lazy, job hoppers, and as technological wizards who crave feedback, meaningful work and work-life balance. How unique are these characteristics though? The idea that millennials want something different from work seems true because it is so often repeated, but according to the Harvard Business Review “a growing body of evidence suggests that employees of all ages are much more alike than different in their attitudes and values at work.”

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