Sticky Workplace Situations – Rx for the Workplace Generation Gap

rx-symbolWhen 20-something Millennials work with people who are the age of their parents and grandparents, generational clashes can happen. The newest generation of workers are more comfortable with technology than their older peers. Older workers, on the other hand, often possess the in-depth industry knowledge and years of company experience that younger employees lack. Is there a benefit to learning how the other half works? Yes. Doing so fosters peaceful coexistence and camaraderie.

Here are some common situations that may arise, and some advice for how Millennials can navigate through them.   

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Vicky Oliver

Vicky Oliver

Vicky Oliver ( is a Manhattan-based job interview and image consultant and the author of five bestselling books on personal branding, etiquette, and career development, including Bad Bosses, Crazy Coworkers, and Other Office Idiots, 301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions, and 301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette Questions. She is a popular speaker, has made more than 500 radio appearances, and is interviewed and quoted often in the major business media.

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