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From Baby Boomers to Gen Z: Building a Multi-Generational Tech Workforce

Are you prepared to navigate the complex dynamics of a multi-generational workforce in the tech industry? In this episode of Tech Talks Daily, we delve into the profound insights of Michael Reidy, a seasoned consultant with Interaction Associates, who has dedicated over two decades to enhancing intergenerational collaboration within technology companies.

Michael will share his experiences on embracing the constant shifts in the tech landscape helps organizations stay innovative and responsive. With a rich background in mediating generational challenges, he emphasizes fostering relationships built on trust and mutual respect. According to Reidy, leaders play a critical role in shaping a culture that values diverse perspectives and promotes an enriching work environment for all age groups.

Throughout our conversation, we’ll explore how interest-based dialogues, instead of position-based discussions, can bridge generational divides. Michael provides intriguing examples, including insights from the Northern Ireland peace process, demonstrating how finding common ground can lead to significant progress and innovation. Additionally, we’ll discuss how the interplay between the ‘crystallized intelligence’ of experienced employees and the ‘fluid intelligence’ of younger workers can drive forward-thinking solutions and create a thriving, dynamic workplace.

As we ponder the implications of a future that includes up to five generations working side by side, Michael will share why recognizing and leveraging these generational differences is necessary and a considerable advantage for any tech organization.

How is your company preparing to integrate and benefit from a diverse generational workforce? After listening, join the conversation and share your thoughts and experiences with us.

 

 

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