There’s a brewing battle of a sort in many companies today—one that’s known as Millennials vs Gen Z in the workplace. To be clear, there isn’t any violent competition between these two cohorts, but it’s got more to do with their generational differences that manifest in their working style.
As a recruiter, it pays to remember that every one of your employees is a unique individual and that there is no need for comparisons among them. However, knowing that there are patterns in the way that each generation thinks or performs can be helpful in establishing a workplace where millennials and Gen Zers can become good co-workers.
The more you understand this distinction, the more effective you can be in coming up with an office environment that addresses the individual as well as collective needs of your employees. They may have opposite personalities or subscribe to different schools of thought, but at the end of the day, they’re colleagues that work together toward a common goal.
Here’s an infographic describing how you can prepare your employees for success, regardless of the generation they represent.