Webinar: Leading and Motivating a Multigenerational Workforce

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The modern workplace is marked by increased diversity. One aspect of that diversity often unwisely overlooked is generational. Some workforces may include members from as many as four generations all of whom have diverging views on work, life, the relationship between the two and the purpose of each. The failure to fully involve and integrate every cohort can create discontent, dissension and discord: “a workforce divided against itself cannot stand.” How does one effectively manage such a team? This webinar’s purpose is to help answer that question.

Some of the main points covered are:

Make Way for Millennials – they now make up nearly 50% of the workforce, and by 2025, they will make up 75% of the workforce. They require a different type of leadership.

Consider the Costs – failure to fully integrate all the generations on your team can lead to higher turnover and a damaged brand reputation. This can adversely affect your organization's bottom line.

Different Strokes for Different Folks – every person is unique. Age demographic doesn’t totally determine an individual’s disposition, but it does play a critical part. The generational context into which someone was born and raised greatly informs their outlook and provides insight into how he or she views the world. It also determines which leadership styles are most effective.

We seek to provide practical insight into these issues:

  • We’ll define leadership styles – past, present and beyond
  • Challenges and strategies of leading a multi-generational workforce
  • Key leadership styles and approaches for today’s generation

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Meet our panelists

Portrait of Laura Schroeder
Laura SchroederNational Vice President; Accounting Principals

Laura is responsible for business strategy and brand initiatives for Accounting Principals nationwide. She works closely with senior leadership and local managers to continually ensure our branches are providing the highest level of service to our clients and candidates. Show more

Throughout the years, Laura has contributed as a national trainer and developed client retention strategies and new techniques for attracting top talent. She has also represented Accounting Principals at many professional accounting conferences across the country.

Laura started her career with Accounting Principals in 2005 in the Portland market and has held the position of Division Director over sales, and Strategic Director overseeing operations and training for the West Coast. Laura has a BA degree in Journalism from University of Oregon. Show less

Portrait of Jeremy York
Jeremy YorkSHRM-SCP, SPHR, Lead Consultant and President; InvigorateHR

As founder and president of InvigorateHR, Jeremy ensures that the firm does just that. Through his leadership, InvigorateHR develops and delivers client-specific solutions that are tailored to meet clients' needs and enhance their business. Show more

Jeremy has over 15 years' experience in human resource strategy and operations. Holding various HR leadership roles, he has worked with and advised all levels of management on critical business and people-related issues. These items include HR strategy, performance management, strategic planning, talent management and so on.

Jeremy's expertise in defining and understanding the "big picture" enables him to translate business needs into tangible solutions. With his guidance, organizations have improved employee relations, increased performance and developed cultures based on mutual trust and respect. Show less


SHRM & HRCI Credits available!

This webinar has been approved for one credit hour each by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). All attendees of this webinar will receive a post-presentation email with a code to access your credits.