Why Team Building Events Are Essential To Your Multi-Generational Workplace
We live in a unique workplace environment today where we have five generations working together. As the average life expectancy has increased and many individuals are working beyond the typical retirement age, it’s common for multiple generations to work side-by-side. The age diversity in the workforce is the largest its ever been with five generations present:
- Silent Generation (Traditionalists) – born 1928 – 1945
- Baby Boomers – born 1946 – 1964
- Generation X – born 1965 – 1980
- Generation Y (Millennials) – born 1981 – 1996
- Generation Z – born 1997 – 2012
That is why team-building events are so crucial for multi-generational workforces. Team building events break down barriers and allow a team to open up to one another. It provides the context for teams to see beyond stereotypes and enter a space where learning, collaboration, and mentorship opportunities are present.
At Idea Fountain, we love creating events for diverse workplaces that bridge gaps and help foster a positive environment where teams can flourish.