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How Will the Millennials Vote This November?

The upcoming 2016 Presidential election is the first time that every member of the Millennial generation is eligible to vote. That makes it a good time to revisit the Millennials…

Why Many Baby Boomers Don’t Feel or Act “Our Age”

When an aging Baby Boomer sees himself (or herself) in the mirror, who does he see?  The aging worker…or the youthful contributor? A series of photographs by Tom…

Baby Boomers Then and Now

Before the Millennials, Baby Boomers were the most talked about demographic in the U.S. By virtue of their sheer numbers, 78 million strong, Boomers transformed everything from our housing…

Diversity Trends Changing the Workplace

The population will be increasingly diverse. Over the next 40 years, the white population will decline by about 10% while the Hispanic population will more than double. By 2043, the…

Generation diversity: elephant in workplace?

The mere mention of diversity in the workplace ignites a passionate and varied reaction from … let’s say a diverse group of people. What was once a topic isolated to…

10 Facts About Aging and Baby Boomers You Should Know

1. January 1, 2011 – The very first Baby Boomers turned 65.  2.  For the next 15 years, every day more than 10,000 Baby Boomers will reach the age…

Geek or Geezer? Take This Generational Age Test

No doubt about it.  The newest diversity issue in the workplace is age diversity. Many organizations have finally figured out how to recruit young talent only to watch them drive…

3 Reasons Why Succession Plans Are A Bust

Most succession plans fail.  In many cases it’s not because of a lack of trying.  Management and human resources are investing more time in succession planning. But they treat…

Slow Job Creation Heats Up Generation Tensions

The longer unemployment remains high the more resentment will likely build between generations both in the workplace and in our communities…

What’s Next for Baby Boomers vs. Millennials?

There appears to be a lot of white elephants in the room these days, none bigger than a generation gap between Baby Boomers and Millennials…