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Cross-generational relationships have been the subject of a heated debate for some time now A generation is a group of living beings making up a single step in the line of decent from an ancestor or defined as a group of individuals born and living contemporaneously There are many different types of cross-generational relationships Some are the Romantic style where the couple experiences a huge gap in age between the two another could be a friendship between two people of different generations and yet another example is the parent and child relationship These are only a few examples of many The generation that a person is born into can play a major role in an individuals life Cross-generational relationships are a positive influence on both parties in the relationship There are four different types of generations These four groups can be described as Traditionists born between the years 1900-1945 Baby Boomers born between the years 1946-1964 Generation X born between 1965-1980 and the Millennial born between the years of 1981-1999 Each group has completely different sets of eyes and values One such issue is job-hopping To a traditionalist its disloyal To a boomer its risk To a gen Xr its resume building To a millennial its pursuing multiple careers Clashing 59 Traditionalists grew up with things often being scarce because of the two world wars and the Great Depression This generation had plenty of opportunities to learn without Baby Boomers are known for their competitiveness They had to fight for much of what theyve achieved in corporate America against a number of their peers competing for the same jobs and promotions Boomers have again and again been labeled the Me Generation in part because they were privileged to be able to focus on themselves and where they were going instead of needing to sublimate the needs of individuals as the Traditionalists had done Collide 24 The X Generation is extremely resourceful and independent They
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