(Editors Note: At the Computing Center, we have three generations of employees; Baby Boomers, GenXers and Millennials all trying to work together on a daily basis. Most of the time, things go smoothly, but then there are days...! HP looks at the strengths of each generation and how best to use those strengths within youe business or organization.)
Talent development remains critical to small business performance. Deep-rooted organizational initiatives investing in a company’s best asset—its people—can boost morale, foster collaboration, address skills gaps and heighten productivity.
Yet, today’s workforce presents a compelling quandary: three generations of workers each possessing its own unique characteristics, attitudes and social values that quickly render one-size-fits-all development programs ineffective. The solution?
By recognizing each generation’s strengths and areas for improvement, a small business can tailor its employee development programs to each generational group in a way that improves engagement, drives performance and promotes a workplace culture of continuous improvement.