Generations & the Workplace: A Learn-At-Lunch Series

UCLA staff and faculty effectively embrace the generational challenges at play in the workplace. As Baby Boomers enter mid-life and anticipate retirement, the younger generations are making their mark on workplace culture. Join us for this Learn-At-Lunch series which focuses on the generational dynamics in the workplace.

All sessions are from noon to 1 p.m. at the Louis Jolyon West Auditorium, Neuropsychiatric Institute Building, 760 Westwood Plaza, Room C8-183. Please RSVP by calling UCLA extension 40245.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008     
Conscious Aging: Living the Second Half of Your Life with Passion and Purpose

“Conscious Aging” is the commitment to age authentically and to fearlessly experience life in mid and late adulthood. Learn the tools necessary to fully embrace the new opportunities, life-style changes and inherent vulnerabilities associated with the aging process.
Presenter: Carol Segrave, M.A. in Educational Gerontology, is founder & President of Connected Lifestyles and author of Taking Charge of Your Retirement and Management and the Older Workforce: Policies and Programs. She is one of America’s most passionate pioneers in the area of conscious aging.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008
The Most Innovative Generation Redefines Retirement
The New Retirement can be a 30-year life stage that is equally as or more gratifying than one’s full-time working years. Become aware of new attitudes and opportunities while defining your own priorities. Learn how to use your work experience as a guide to planning your future.
Presenter: Helen Dennis, M.A., is a nationally recognized specialist on issues of aging, employment, and retirement. She has been a lecturer for more than 20 years at the USC Andrus Gerontology Center and is editor of two books, Retirement Preparation and 14 Steps in Managing an Aging Workforce. She is co-author of Project Renewment: The First Retirement Model for Career Women

Wednesday, March 12, 2008
What did you just say? Traditionalists, Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials in a Multi-Generational Workplace

This is the most generationally diverse workforce in American history. Learn to identify: generational markers and motivations; communication styles unique to each generation; and differences in attitudes about work-life balance.
Presenter: Annika Hylmo, Ph.D., is a coach and consultant with the Interchange Group. She specializes in generational shifts in the workplace and will discuss the impact of rapidly changing communications and technologies.


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