We are now in a state of workplace being where we have five generations working together. The challenges for leadership, particularly HR leadership, is how to develop communication that reaches the maximum number of people. Richard Bailey, the president of HP’s Americas region, writes in Fast Company,
I have found that every generation in the workforce has one thing in common: wanting to be heard.
I find that in my experience as well. The challenge is finding a way to hear everyone without allowing the “clutter” to get in the way. Figure that out and you will be ahead of the game.