Economists have long been talking about the day when the bulk of the baby boomer generation finally retires. Economists at the Conference Board now say those retirements are imminent, and they’re going to contribute to a labor shortage in the United States in the next 10 to 15 years. And that spells opportunity for younger workers.
Some companies are opening their doors to their young workers' parents, often in the form of open houses or "bring your parents to work" days. But GPB's workplace expert says that also opens the door to problems.
Conflict is natural in the workplace. But sometimes problems arise because you have people of different ages and different perspectives all working together. Brandon Smith talks about the potential sticking points between generations and how to work through them.