Talkin’ ‘Bout Our Generations
How to deal with the generation gap in the eco-workplace
Close to 50 percent of environmental professionals and managers will soon be eligible for retirement, a prospect that has their employers worried. But more importantly, asks Kevin Doyle of the Environmental Careers Organization, what if they don’t actually retire anytime soon? It means we’re all gonna have to learn to play nice with each other. In his career-advice column on Gristmill, Doyle looks at the generational differences between traditionalists, baby boomers, Gen Xers, and millennials.