Learn how to work more effectively with coworkers from different generations

Learn to communicate more effectively with your coworkers across generations in the next Foundation of Equity course from 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 3, at the Minneapolis Central Library.

For the first time in history, there are five generations in the workplace. In some cases, these generations have been able to create alliances that leverage diversity and provide innovative strategies. Unfortunately, the generational differences have also created tension fostered by unconscious bias and assumptions that can affect communication and disrupt the ability of generations to work together.

As seasoned employees leave the workplace without transferring valuable knowledge and skills to employees who carry on the work, cross-generational communication has become even more important.

Attend in person or remotely

Register in COMET to attend “Can We Really Work Together — Generational Differences at Work” in person or online:

  1. Visit COMET.
  2. Click “Learning and Development.”
  3. Click “Find Learning.”
  4. Click “Career Development and Personal Effectiveness.”
  5. Click “Equity and Inclusion.”
  6. Scroll through the list of offerings to find the class.
  7. Choose the online version or the in-person version at the library.

More about the Foundations of Equity

The Foundations of Equity certificate program consists of five classes to foster workplace equity and inclusion. The City Coordinator’s Office of Equity and Inclusion hosts the learning and development opportunity to give employees the tools and strategies to help City workplaces value, respect and leverage diversity more.

Published Jan 25, 2017

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