6 Does Age Matter?



What’s Inside This Chapter

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to:

  • Tailor your development efforts to the diverse age groups in your organization
  • Understand how age trends will affect your organization and how to take advantage of those trends to enhance employee retention
  • Encourage risk and development in all employee demographics.

Yes it does, and no it doesn’t. This chapter explores career development essentials for workplaces with different generations working at various career stages. You may be surprised at the options you have, but you’d better also beware of the dangers.

Baby boomers (born between 1947 ...

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