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Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work: A Guide for Leaders and Organizations by Tracy Brower, Tracy Brower

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CHAPTER 10

Aligning with Generations

It is a rare conversation about work, working, or workers in which the topic of generations doesn’t emerge. It’s a vogue topic, and the popular press reminds us regularly that there are now four generations in the work environment. Millennials and late-career employees in particular, have unique needs which are driving changes and providing a catalyst for work-life supports.

MILLENNIALS

Millennials (generally considered to have been born between 1981 and 2000) are widely reported to be changing the face of the work environment. They, in addition to gen Zs (born between 2001 and the present), are distinct from any generation that came before them. While the rest of the generations are “digital immigrants”—having ...

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