In less hierarchical workplaces, mentoring is a two-way street

Published: 25 January 2024

As an ever greater number of people stay in the workforce later into their lives, there are more generations working together than ever before. Older generations should be sure they listen to their younger colleagues, according to Associate Professor Karl Moore. “The workplace is less hierarchical than it used to be, and their truth is almost as good as my truth,” he says in an interview on BNN Bloomberg. Mentoring is important too – and it goes both ways. Most of the time, older people can mentor younger ones, but younger colleagues can also serve as mentors to help bridge generation gaps.

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