Bridge the Generation Gap with a Younger Boss
You're over 40, and your new boss is under 30. You're not alone. As seasoned workers continue to delay retirement, this scenario will become the rule rather than the exception. The situation might be an adjustment for you, so here are some tips to help you manage your relationship with your younger boss.
Give Your Boss a Chance
Get to know your boss before making assumptions that he or she isn't qualified. Who knows? You might even learn a thing or two from them.
Strive for Consensus
When conflict emerges, manage it before things implode. For example, your boss may measure performance partly based on face time. This is common among Generation X managers, who were born between 1965 and 1979. As a Baby Boomer (born between 1946 and 1964), you believe performance should be evaluated based on results. Speak to your boss about your concerns......