Quick thought today about generations and the impact of today’s media scene on future generations.
I’m no generational guru. I don’t buy all the stuff being sold about Gen Y and whatever comes after it, mainly because I’ve had young people with high cognitive skills, high assertiveness, low rules orientation and high detail orientation, and they act just like the older folks with that profile do. Which is to say they kick ass and take names. I’m not sure they care about feedback once they have that profile.
I could go on and give you a bunch more behavioral profiles and point out that the old folks with the profile in question act just like the youngsters with that profile. But I digress.
Read the whole post over at Kris Dunn’s The HR Capitalist (an FOT contributor blog).
Kris Dunn is a Partner and CHRO at Kinetix, a national RPO firm for growth companies headquartered in Atlanta. He’s also the founder Fistful of Talent (founded in 2008) and The HR Capitalist (2007) – and has written over 70 feature columns at Workforce Management magazine. Prior to his investment at Kinetix, Kris served in HR leadership roles at DAXKO, Charter and Cingular. In his spare time, KD hits the road as a speaker and gives the world what it needs – pop culture references linked to Human Capital street smarts.