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Jun 17, 2019

I'm not trying to 'cause a big s-s-sensation (talkin' 'bout my generation)
I'm just talkin' 'bout my g-g-g-generation (talkin' 'bout my generation)

~ My Generation (The Who)



Generational differences: they can be hard to ignore, and sometimes cause unnecessary conflict.


However, those of different generations working together often speak of more enriching experiences.


Listen in as we talk about generations with Clint Shireman of Knauf Insulation. Clint summarizes for us what he has learned about the differences in the generations and how differences impact the work environment, especially the construction trades.


We discuss the definitions and group sizes of the five generations currently in the work force while noting the impacts made by historical, societal, and lately the technological and communication related changes that affect all generations in different ways.


From Baby Boomers, to helicopter parents, to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, the conversation covers a lot of ground as these topics relate to hiring, setting expectations and retaining employees of all generations.


Follow these links for a copy of Clint’s’ slides and notes on this topic from a presentation he gave at the 2019 RESNET conference.


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