Boomer vs Millennial: What You Need To Know About Training Across Generations

by Evil HR Lady on April 13, 2015

Your Millennial employees are so techy, they’ll just learn organically. Wait, what?

Discussing generational stereotypes and the need to conduct training across all groups. Make sure to check your assumptions.

One of the awesome things about hiring Millennials is that you can save a fortune in technical training costs. After all, they practically came out of the womb knowing how to run a computer. It’s so much easier than those Gen Xers or, worse Baby Boomers, who you have to thoroughly train on each new system, right?

Well, if that doesn’t get your stereotype hackles up, this will: It’s not even a stereotype based in truth. While it’s true that Millennials learned to use computers much younger than your older employees, they aren’t that great at it. In fact, a recent survey of global Millennials showed that US Millennials’ tech skills were “absymal” compared to their global counterparts. Abysmal.

To keep reading, click here: Boomer vs Millennial: What You Need To Know About Training Across Generations

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