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    Bridging the Generation Gap

    Date: October 23, 2012, 11:30am – 1:30pm
    Elks Lodge in the large meeting room where receptions and dances are held. Members will go through the buffet line in the restaurant and order as much or as little as they want and pay the cashier. Members will bring their tray into the large meeting room where the business meeting and presentation will take place.
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    Bridging the Generation Gap

    Overview of statistics demonstrating impact of
    generational differences in workplace:

    • Definition of the four generations in the workplace
    • Presentation of generational profiles of
    Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X and
    Generation Y
    • Discussion of common areas of conflict in the
    workplace – method of communication, dress
    codes, schedules, hiring ...
    • Examination and practice of techniques to use to
    enhance relationships when in conflict caused by
    generational differences.
    • Tips and strategies to use when interacting with
    each of the different generations

    Presentation by:

    Robin Thorstenson, SPHR,Program Manager and Trainer, Bismarck State College

    Pending 1 hour of General Credit through HRCI

    Our October 23 meeting is when you should bring your items for the 2012 Tools for Teachers.  If you still need ideas, below is what the school suggested.

    * Note cards
    * Sheet protectors
    * Colored card stock
    * Tab dividers
    * Post it notes
    * Ear buds or earphones
    * #2 Pencils