To help companies meet the challenges of managing several generations with different expectations and ideas, Workforce Southwest Washington (WSW) is holding a workshop for businesses on “Managing the Generation Gap in the Workplace.”

The event will take place April 17 from 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Ilani Casino Resort, 1 Cowlitz Way, Ridgefield, WA 98642.

Various topics will be addressed, including: defining the generations, stereotypes, strengths of each generation, dispelling myths & finding common ground, building cohesion through a culture of inclusion and first-hand experiences of companies that have successfully managed multiple generations.

There is no cost to attend, however, space is limited and registration is required. To register, go to and search for “Workforce Southwest” or click here.

For assistance or more information about workforce development programs for business, contact Cass Parker at or 360.567.1076.

Workshops will be held every other month:

  • June – Finding Employees in a tight labor market
  • August – Tips & tricks for finding and keeping great workers
  • October – When your best workers retire … what do you do now?
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