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Generational Differences in the Workplace

In today’s workplace, individuals from four different generations work side by side. With these different generations comes different work ethics, communication styles, values, approaches to teamwork and life-work balance expectations. While different generations don’t always see “eye-to-eye,” it is important to bridge these gaps to foster better teamwork, collaboration and harmony.

During this seminar, participants will discover the distinct characteristics and values each generation has, based on their life experiences. With these differences, we’ll explore techniques on how to better communicate and work with multigenerational teams.


  • Recognize the differences between the four generations actively working today
  • Understand what makes each generation unique by identifying their formative influences, characteristics and workplace behaviors
  • Recognize the value each generation brings to the workplace
  • Learn important tips on how to better communicate and collaborate with each generation


  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Executives
  • Business owners
  • HR professionals
  • All professionals welcome


8:30 am – 9:00 am: Networking and continental breakfast

9:00 am – 11:30 am: Generational Differences Workshop


Alison Ruhenkamp, Learning & Development Manager

As the Manager of Leaning and Development, Alison Ruhenkamp manages all aspects of the employee learning and development from onboarding to performance management and professional development. She directs the firm’s on-boarding activities and the Buddy Program to help new hires become integrated and engaged with the firm from day one.

Assisting employees with their career growth, Alison also developed and leads the firm Coaching Program to help employees get real-time feedback and guidance through their career. In addition, Alison was instrumental in creating the competency and career progression “Line of Sight” models for the firm. She works with employees to develop their personal and organizational skills by assisting in the development of talent management processes such as organizational design, performance management, career development, training and development, mentoring, coaching, and succession planning. Alison has been an invited speaker on a variety of HR and professional development topics for the MICPA, OSCPA and AGN MAP and NARM Conferences.


Early bird tickets (sold until 5/25/18): $55.00

After 5/25/18: $80.00


Participants will earn 2.5 CPE credits
Field of study: Personal development
Prerequisites: None
Program level: Overview
Advance preparation: None
Delivery method: Group Live

Refunds and Cancellations: If you cancel your session registration at least 1 business day in advance, you will receive a complete refund of your registration fee. Substitutions are allowed at any time at no additional cost. If CSH cancels a program, participants will be notified and refunds will be provided. Information will also be posted on the web site, For more information regarding refund, complaint or program cancellation policies please contact our offices at 513.241.3111 or [email protected].

Clark Schaefer Hackett is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Event Details

One East Fourth St. Suite 900, Cincinnati, OH 45202, United States
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