Differences Of Generation X And Millennials In Workforce

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Generation X and Millennials in workforce What is generation X and Millenneal? A 2008 article by The Observer, the Generation X birth years as falling between 1965 and 1982; the same article later describes Millennials as being born between 1982 and 2002. Employees form Gen X are totally different from Millenial or Gen Yers! Gen Xers are more successful in workforce better than Gen Yers. The differences between both group in workforce are education’ level, financial issue, management, and technology that employee in each generation had. The First difference is the employee’s Education level. Most Gen Xers employees have at least an associate’s degree has become a minimum requirement for obtaining jobs that provide a middle-class lifestyle …show more content…
When both group Gen Xers and Yers work together, Gen Xers are more likely to have a good performance in work place because they managed their job much more better than Gen Yers. Gen Xers pay attention more than Gen Yers. In other hand, Gen Yers didn’t work hard in work place because they never manage their job. They act before they thing. In addition, Gen Xers will looking for work with supervisor who are approachable, actively listens to their ideas, suggestions, and needs. Also, they are support of their need for a life outside of work, supports the values and goals of the organization, has a high level of integrity, provides regular and constant feedback beyond the annual review, doesn’t micro-mange but lets them do their job and ask for help if necessary (Gravett et al, 90). They don’t like to change their job often time. In contrast, Gen Yers needs more frequent recognition and feedback than the annual performance review. They are likely to work with supervisor who are publicly recognizing the employee for his or her efforts, writing a note to the employee, personally thanking the employee for his or her efforts, providing (even small) rewards (such as company-logo shirts, lunch with the CEO, starbucks dollars, afternoon off, or tickets to an event) (Gravett et al, 103). Gen Yers are impatient. They are not going to wait five years to get the promotion just because that is the policy. If they have the skills and proven results to do the …show more content…
The Gen Xers are in value involvement their communication style is to call anytime and they experience the first touch-tone phone. Our generation actors on the other hand lived through cell phones and likely came up age when Internet was first launched they very conservative typically. Gen Xers have new experience on how to use Internet to perform their job. For example, They want to apply the job, they need to go to the local store to get the application and fill it. They know the technology but they can’t use it to do everything. In contrast, Gen Yers are focus on the technology evolution. For example, they apply their job through online. They can see out side world by using the internet. Another example, now, wherever Bowker goes, his office goes with him. E-mails, phone calls and office documents float into his hands, demanding his attention at all hours of the day. Through a cell phone and his laptop computer, Bowker is as connected to his office at conferences as when he is there in person (White). Gen Xers use technology difference from Gen

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