And the myths go on

Yet another silly post I stumbled upon.  And last week at a conf someone said they liked my take-downs. If you disagree, let me know, but otherwise here’s yet another bunch of marketing hype.  Hopefully no one uses this for any real decisions!

This one talks about ‘generation Z’, and implications for L&D. Ok, so we’re off on the wrong foot from the get-go.  These are listed as 1995-2014. (Er, um, as Jessica Kriegel pointed out last week, isn’t the whole point of the millennial label that they’re ‘2000’? )  However, there’s no evidence to point to reliable generational differences. What differences there are can be attributed to age, and it’s still a form of age discrimination, how about treating people by how they individually behave?

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