Alan Parker

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The world of work has transitioned over the years, and in doing so, has brought with it different generations of workers.

As the generations continue to move and evolve, it's important to consider the different skills and attributes they bring to the workplace.

Generation X, born between 1965 and 1980, often known as the 'middle child' of generations are typically independent and self-sufficient, with a pragmatic approach to work. ? Often described as the "go-it-alone" or "latchkey" generation - they have an entrepreneurial spirit and are driven to succeed in a competitive environment.

Generation Y, also known as Millennials, are born between 1981 and 1996. They are tech-savvy and goal-oriented, often with a focus on work-life balance. Highly connected, collaborative, creative, and often prioritize relationships over success. They are comfortable with change and are quick to embrace new technology. ?

Generation Z, born between 1997 and 2012, are the 'digital natives'. They are highly connected, versatile and have their finger on the pulse of the latest trends. ? In an era of rapid change and technological advancement, they are highly adaptive and thrive in an environment of innovation. They are also more socially conscious than previous generations, with a shared interest in making the world a better place.

So there you have it - three generations, three great distinct sets of characteristics!