Generational Divide

Generational Divide

Workplaces are becoming increasingly more age diverse as colleagues range from productivity-conscious baby boomers to social media-savvy millennials. Numerous companies seem to be struggling with talent management issues as a result of this generational divide, that’s increasingly visible in the workplace.

In 2013, Ceridian Canada’s annual Pulse of Talent survey revealed the existence of a four-generational workplace. This means that there are four generations working side-by-side today: traditionalists (born between 1922 and 1945), baby boomers (1946 and 1964), Generation X’ers (1965 and 1976) and millennials, also known as Generation Y (1977 and 1997). Read more