The ebb and flow of mixing generations has never been as dynamic as it is today with the baby boomers and millennials. Recruiterbox asked Dennis Theodorou, Vice President of Executive Search and Operations, the question of how to make it all work in today’s world. If you have seen the movie, “The Intern,” you kind of have an idea of how things went.
“Millennials need to stop looking at the age gap of baby boomers and ask themselves how all of this person’s experience can help me,” says Dennis Theodorou, vice president of JMJ Phillip Executive Search. “We see this often as one of our companies is specialized in succession planning. We will interview a baby boomer with 40 years of years of experience and our board thinks that bringing in the up-and-coming star with an MBA can replace the baby boomer with a ‘little grooming.’ It doesn’t necessarily work that way.”
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