What do you see when you look around your company? Are the majority of your team members part of the “over 40” generation?
If so, you could be putting your company at a huge risk. Studies show that although Baby Boomers intend to work longer than their parents, they’re not necessarily going to remain working for the same employer.
So what does that mean for your business? Two things.
2. You must have a strategy to transfer knowledge from older workers to younger workers.
You can accomplish both objectives by setting up a mentoring program in your organization. In addition to transferring knowledge from one generation to the next, mentoring helps bridge the generation gap and works to keep younger workers on board because it satisfies their need for continuous learning.
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