Generations in the Workplace: Managing the Demands of a Multi-Generational Workforce

July 19, 2017
7:30 AM to 10:00 AM
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Hampton Inn Conference Center
42 Lower Mountain View Drive
Colchester, VT 05446

Intergenerational differences are evidence our culture is in transition.  These differences between the 5 (gasp!) generations found in today's workplace can be identified by factors such as norms, beliefs, values, and the historical influences that shaped each generation.  In this session, we'll take a look at the most commonly understood traits of each generation.  More importantly, we'll start the conversation about how to attract and keep the talent we want in our businesses without alienating the other generations.


Participants will learn:

  •        How to think about workforce planning in terms of generational values, and how this knowledge can structure interview questions, identify job competencies, etc.
  •        How to best work with generations facing retirement and how these employees can leave a legacy, as well as have an active role in succession planning.
  •        How to effectively brand your organization to attract talent from all generations to have diversity of opinion, experience, and skill set. Participants will have the opportunity to consider the value of certain programs such as telecommuting, flexible work hours, and diversity initiatives, to meet the changing needs of employees and the organization.


About our Speaker:

Michael Kilfoyle, Principal/Senior Vice President, Hickok & Boardman HR Intelligence

Michael Kilfoyle joined Hickok & Boardman HR Intelligence in 2007 and supports the firm in many of its strategic and client initiatives. Michael supports key client relationships, oversees the firm's newer practice areas and conducts the firm's popular Vermont Employee Benefits Survey.  Michael has over 20 years of business experience working in the disciplines of sales consulting, technology, finance, operations and overall management and has worked for both for profit and non-profit organizations.  Michael has been recognized as a national sales leader and regularly speaks to business groups on a variety of topics including sales skills, health care and organizational culture.  Michael is also an adjunct professor at Plymouth (NH) State University where he teaches classes on professional selling.  Michael has a B.A. in History and an M.B.A with a concentration in organizational development from Plymouth State University and holds the Registered Health Underwriter designation from the American College.  Michael has served on a number of non-profit boards and coaches youth basketball.


This program has been APPROVED for 2.0 certification credit hours.

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$15.00 Members
$25.00 after 11:45 pm July 15

$25.00 Non-Members
$35.00 after 11:45 pm July 15