This informational webcast, presented by Assess Systems, highlights differences in personality characteristics between assessment respondents from different generations: The Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials. Analysis comprised the results of 500,000+ assessments completed over the last 11 years.
This webcast is of value to those in management roles or in recruitment and hiring positions, as well as any professional responsible for the development of current employees.
Key highlights include:
· the significant differences in personality style found between generations
· a review of the differences in context of other research and historical/sociological factors related to each generation
· guidance to effectively engage and address the unique needs of job candidates and employees from different generations
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Article | Author: Jim Heskett | Source: HBS Working Knowledge
| Published:August 2, 2007
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