By Linda Goddard, Head of HR
As the retirement age slowly creeps up and Gen Z enter the workplace for the first time, there seems to be more age groups to manage in the workplace than ever. It’s become increasingly important that employers are considering each and every generation’s needs to maintain motivation and to bridge the gap between their youngest and oldest workers.
The benefit of having such a broad pool is clear- different experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are invaluable when it comes to skills and knowledge. But when considering what ‘good company culture’ means to such an extensive range of people, employers are facing great challenges. Is there a sweeping scheme, benefit, or incentive that will keep everybody happy and engaged? Can the different generations work well together, or even, understand each other’s ways of working?