Employers and job seekers alike face a host of different challenges when trying to navigate our current labour force, in which five different generations coexist. In such an environment, organizations and individuals must work to understand and address disparities in values, needs, and expectations.
Still, although more than 80 per cent of global executives say multigenerational workforces are key to business growth and success, a majority of organizations don’t include age in their diversity and inclusion policy, or provide training and support to help manage a multigenerational workforce.
The path to success in this new complex workforce demographic was the focus of Exploring multigenerational workforces in 2022 & beyond, a recent event in the Building Future Ready Communities: Virtual Tour series, presented by Magnet and EnPoint.
Panelists Siju Ewhubare, President & CEO of the Crown Mentorship Foundation, Rhonda Taylor, CEO of Career Trek, and Tanya Lush, Director of Workforce Development at the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE), shared personal and organizational initiatives, experiences, and learnings in exploring multigenerational workforces.
Watch a recording of the event:
The Building Future Ready Communities: Virtual Tour aims to create opportunities for cross-sectoral dialogue between community based employment agencies, post secondary institutions, and employers, across all regions in Canada on issues related to the future of work. Each free virtual event is a panel discussion and Q&A ‘hosted’ by a different province or territory across Canada.
Four more events remain in the Building Future Ready Communities: Virtual Tour, with Alberta scheduled to be the host province for Building an ‘innovation’ mindset on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 1 p.m. ET.
If you’d like to catch up on any of the nine previous Building Future Ready Communities: Virtual Tour events, you can watch all the recordings here.