Of course I'll be there, it wasn't like I had season tickets to the opera or anything...
April 12, 2010 8:44 AM Subscribe
Help me be less Millennial.
posted by greekphilosophy to Work & Money (31 answers total) 14 users marked this as a favorite
I need suggestions, tips, tricks, advice, anecdotes and cautionary tales that will improve my outlook on work and ultimately make me a better employee, especially as it relates to inter-generational conflict in the workplace.
I fall among the very oldest of Millennials - too old to be a true Millennial, too young to be Gen X. And my work ethic and outlook on work/life balance tends to straddle those two groups. Millennial thinking still creeps up on me, regularly. And whether it is correct or not, I am convinced that it is a professional liability.
I know this song gets played as every new generation enters the workplace, but I'm specifically curious about this particular variation on the theme.
Employers: What behaviors really make you hate younger workers? What qualities make you want to groom and promote younger workers?
Employees: How have you successfully navigated this generational divide? Were you once an entitled/upstart Millennial, and if so how did you get over that?