Fall 2016 SuperSession
Unfairly Labeled: Generations at Work
When: Friday, October 21, 2016
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: 1410 Ethan Way, Sacramento, at the
Los Rios CCD’s Workforce and Economic Development Center.
Park in the South Parking Lot for direct access to the conference center.
All-Day Workshop includes:
Breakfast, Lunch, Snack,
your own copy of Jessica's Book
(a $25 Value!)
As experienced baby boomer employees are retiring, the rise of millennials in the workplace is increasing, with over 80 million people born between 1980 and 2000 in the US alone. Unfortunately, the stereotypes of millennials are affecting corporate America. Leaders struggle to adjust to the generational shift, HR is tasked with the need to develop new engagement models, and trainers attempt to understand diverse learning styles.
In her new book, Unfairly Labeled: How Your Workplace Can Benefit From Ditching Generational Stereotypes, Jessica Kriegel, Senior Organization Development Consultant at Oracle, points out that not only does such labeling create unfair biases and lead to inappropriate reactions, but in fact, there is no clear evidence to support the messages that the stereotypes convey.
Yet managers, political pundits and the media consistently use these stereotypes to make decisions and predictions, presuming to understand the collective tastes, ambitions, values and work habits of millions of people born in the same 20-year time span. The result is miscommunication among team members and lower productivity.
In this session, Kriegel will address:
· Unfair myths about millennials affecting their role in the workplace and politics.
· When are generational labels appropriate?
· Why we stereotype?
· How do learning styles vary by generation?
· What is the difference between generational traits and those tied to life stages?
· How to facilitate inter-generational dynamics in the workplace.
· Six steps to becoming an agent for change
ABOUT OUR PRESENTER
Dr. Jessica Kriegel works as an Organizational Development Consultant for Oracle Corporation, where she acts as an adviser and strategist in matters of organizational development, change management and talent development.
In 2016, she authored “Unfairly Labeled: How Your Workplace Can Benefit From Ditching Generational Stereotypes” published by Wiley.
In 2013, she completed her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Management with a specialization in Human Resources Development from Drexel University. Jessica also has an MBA in International Business with Hult International Business School, completed in 2008.
She was awarded the Association of Talent Development "One to Watch" Award in 2015 and Training Magazine’s “Emerging Training Leaders Award” One to Watch in 2014. She was Sacramento Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 in 2015 and Valedictorian of her Drexel University graduating class in 2013.
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