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The Great Divide - Successful Collaboration Across Generations for HR Professionals

Total Credits: 1 including 1 General

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Human Resource Development |  Leadership & Navigation
Summer Jelinek
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In this session, participants will delve into the differences and similarities that coexist between the Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z in the workplace. Guided by generational whisperer, Summer Jelinek, this immersive session will equip HR professionals with actionable strategies to foster understanding, drive productivity, and promote a harmonious working environment, irrespective of generational backgrounds.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the core values, motivations, and expectations unique to each generation and identify potential areas of misalignment or conflict.
  • Implement tailored communication techniques and management styles that resonate with diverse age groups, maximizing engagement and productivity. 
  • Develop a roadmap for creating and maintaining a multigenerational-inclusive culture, ensuring cohesive team dynamics and mutual respect across the generational spectrum.

Major Subjects
  • Diversity
  • Inclusion
  • Generations
  • Leadership
  • Engagement

Course Materials


Summer Jelinek's Profile

Summer Jelinek Related Seminars and Products

With over 20+ years of experience in Leadership, HR, and Corporate Learning and Development, Summer Jelinek is passionate about helping managers and leaders discover their unique strengths and translate these strengths to their organization’s benefit. Prior to starting her own Leadership Training business, Summer worked with companies such as Walt Disney World, Disney Institute, H-E-B/Central Market, ski resorts and even as a sous chef at a dude ranch. In fact, her first time training a large group was with the Disney Institute where she delivered “backstage” tours with Executives from multiple industries and locations. A magical time was had by all.

With her varied business background and authentic facilitation style, Summer is able to fit into corporate organizations with ease, and she is well accepted by leaders at all levels. 

Summer completed her MBA with a Leadership Certification at the #1-ranked master's program from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College in WinterPark, Florida. She's also a proud graduate of the business management program of McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For HR Professionals
Course Developer Summer Jelinek

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Jessica Vieira with any complaints at, (617-519-6790).
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based 

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the HREN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 

SHRM Accreditation Information HR Education Network is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for PDCs. See the course registration page for more information on number of credits and credit types.  For more information about certification or recertification, please visit
HRCI Accreditation Information HR Education Network is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® pre-approved this program for credits towards aPHRTM, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRiTM and SPHRiTM recertification.  See the course registration page for more information on number of credits and credit types.  

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 28


Robin P - Louisville, Kentucky

"This has been a GREAT learning experience!"

NAN L - Helena, Montana

"This is the best presentation on "generational differences" that I have ever seen and I have seen several over the years!"

Vickie W - Fort Worth, Texas

"Love Summer's presentations!"

Jessica V - McKinney, Texas

"Excellent Session! Loved Summer's insights and the take aways!"

Celsa Z - Covina, California

"Great topic to cover."

Vickie M - San Ramon, California

"I enjoyed how the information was delivered in simple PPT slides, clear and easy to use as a guide to share with others."