Gen X Vs. Millennial: Bridging the Generational Gap in the Workplace

Alex Greenwood
9 min readMay 16

I’ve worked for good bosses, bad bosses, and everything in between, so I’ve become a student of behavior. In a recent role, I was assigned to a supervisor who happened to be a Millennial. It was eye-opening in many ways, as a Generation Xer, to note the differences from the Baby Boomer management style I had been “brought up on” since I entered the white-collar workforce at age 20.

As a Generation Xer, I was brought up in the Boomer management culture — but there are still Gen X-inspired differences in the way I…

Alex Greenwood

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