In the first days of 2018, Source One's spend management experts published their predictions for the year ahead. Drawing from the discussions around Procurement's 'talent gap,' we suggested Generation X will need to accept a new role within organizations.
As millennials enter the workforce and baby boomers leave it, Generation X will need to fill in the knowledge gaps that exist and help the younger generation develop the necessary skills. Within every Procurement department, the time for closer cross-generational collaboration has arrived.
Recently, Source One Associate Director Jennifer Ulrich and Analyst Intern Claire Nguyen published a pair of blogs offering their thoughts on cross-generational collaboration. Today, they join the Source One Podcast to provide additional insights. Taking a closer look at the current state of Procurement talent, they discuss the synergies and stumbling blocks between generations.