Managing Generational Gaps

There is much spoken yet much to be learned about The Millennial generation.
While many organizations puzzle at how to bridge the gap between this incoming Millennial workforce and that of the current Boomers, surprisingly they have a lot in common.
Use our puzzle to quiz yourself. Take the challenge to pinpoint which attributes belong exclusively to The Millennials, which to The Boomers and which they have in common.
We are excited to hear your answers and for us to share with you what the real answers are.
Call us or email us with your 1 to 20 answers. A simple M or B or M/B next to the number is all that you need to send us.

  • 1. Think on their feet and are street-smart
  • 2. Are highly entrepreneurial
  • 3. Prefer a flat organizational hierarchy
  • 4. Want constant feedback
  • 5. Are highly task focused
  • 6. Embrace diversity
  • 7. Want to be rewarded by money
  • 8. See that mistakes offer a learning opportunity
  • 9. Look for personal gratification
  • 10. Enjoy team based learning and doing
  • 11. Are comfortable with a punch-in time card
  • 12. Embrace Civic duties
  • 13. Appreciate awards for their hard work and hours
  • 14. Are loyal to careers and employers
  • 15. Want meaningful work
  • 16. Are highly collaborative and make better decisions in a group
  • 17. Value in-the-moment recognition
  • 18. Are tech-savvy multitaskers
  • 19. Are uncomfortable with conflict
  • 20. Invented the 50 hour work week