Generations in the Workplace Every new generation changes workplace culture It started back in the days of Socrates and continues today with the arrival of the newest and the largest generation in the workplace, Gen Z. Hopefully, the time has come when we will finally pivot away from our Millennial obsession and begin to consider how Gen Z will change the world of work! Karen McCullough explores the impact each [...]
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Many of you know I speak around the country on the subjects of Generations in the Workplace, Change and Rebranding, and Generational Opportunities. A few weeks ago I returned home from an event where the team who booked me was under the impression that my 45-minute presentation would give them the quick and easy steps in “How to Manage Your Millennial.” The director said that these young kids are a huge interruption in [...]
My last keynote focused around generations in healthcare. The event brought me to New York City where I had the honor of presenting to a room of about 150 physicians and some staff from hospitals across the country. They asked if I would do the opening keynote on “The Generations in the Workplace,” with a focus on healthcare. In addition they wanted a breakout going deeper into generational perspectives in [...]
Gen X: The Most Creative of All the Generations - It's Your Time! Generations in the Workplace speaker, Karen McCullough loves Gen X. She tells them that it is NOW their Time to Lead. It’s interesting that the most negative elements of your childhood and early adult life may well be those that will provide you with the strongest capabilities today. Your courage, guts, determination, pragmatism, and [...]
Karen's Full Bio Karen McCullough is a nationally known keynote speaker and expert on change, generational opportunities and workforce trends. Karen helps organizations cut through the generational biases and get back to reality by leveraging their team's strengths, enriching the work environment, and driving better results. Each of her presentations brings a realistic perspective on workplace trends, employee engagement, while offering [...]
If you Google "Millennial" you see the countless stereotypes written about the Millennial employee. They are called lazy, entitled, immature, non-committed job-hoppers. Today many employers call Millennials a definite “flight risk.”I've been researching and speaking on Generations in the Workplace for over 10 years. I believe that time spent judging different generations would be much better spent understanding them.
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Most Millennials were raised by Baby Boomers and are often misunderstood by Gen X, Traditionalists, and even the Boomers. When you understand what motivates this generation (also known as Gen Y), you gain a compelling competitive advantage in attracting, retaining, and engaging Millennial talent that fits well with your own organization.
Gen Z is on the Horizon I have been speaking on Generations in the Workplace for 10 years and finally I have a new Generation to introduce to the workplace! Gen Z is on the horizon! This untested generation’s oldest members are now turning 21 and getting ready to enter your workforce. Gen Z will soon take on their own mantle as opposed to the “They want a trophy [...]
I have always been fascinated with the concept of employee engagement. Before I became a professional speaker, I owned and operated four retail-clothing stores in Houston. Back then, I instinctively knew the power of employee engagement. I saw first hand that if my employees were happy and motivated they would be more productive—selling more and growing the business. And I found ways to support and encourage these positive attitudes in [...]