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Most of us have witnessed the older generations’ struggle in learning to effectively manage Generation Y. However, a growing trend arising as the millennial generation continues to enter the workforce is young Millennials managing older Boomer generation employees.
We’ve stumbled upon one blog that attacks the issue by offering guidelines for Millennials having trouble managing Boomers.
GUIDELINES FOR THE MILLENNIAL
· Respect Boomers’ experience and use it. Ask them about the history of projects and relationships. Rely on their expertise.
· Don’t worry about being talked down to. It’s hard for me to type that, but I’m sure that Boomers probably come across as patronizing when addressing a Millennial boss. The Boomer’s generation valued experience and time on the job. That won’t change overnight.
· Prove you can learn. Engage a Boomer as a confidante or mentor in his or her area of …