Millennials Don’t Listen to Boomers, Until Now, Why?

Boomers are retiring in large numbers. Everyone is seeing and feeling the change in the workplace.

Off They Go

Many of them are planning to leave the workforce to enjoy the next chapter of life.

Finally Ready

This soon-to-be mass retirement has caused younger workers to see the time to learn from those much wiser is now.

Retirement, Soon

With succession plans looming for many companies, Millennials and Gen Xers are opening their minds. Thankfully, many Boomers are more than willing to share and help those younger workers.

Boomers Have Wisdom

59% of Boomer employees have shared much or all of the knowledge needed to perform their job responsibilities with their younger counterparts.

They Are Also Knowledgeable

In the office, Baby Boomers are more likely to feel knowledgeable (66%), and younger employees view their older coworkers as having valuable knowledge (61%), people they can learn from (48%), and role models (43%).

Boomers Still Want to Work

Express Employment conducted a poll in April that showed 78% of workers between the ages of 57-75 would rather remain only semi-retired than abandoning the workforce entirely.

To Teach or Not to Teach

Express Employment International CEO Bill Stoller said: “Every generation brings value to the workforce, and time is running out to enact knowledge succession plans for these senior employees.”

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