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5 tips for working for a younger boss

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11:00 AM | 18 July 2017
by Tijen Butler
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Is your boss younger than you? It can be disheartening being an older worker but here are the six tips to help you make the best of your work situation.

Having a younger boss at work will be what you make it. While you have more life experience, you have to remember your position. Treat each other with mutual respect and remember they’re the boss, regardless of their age.

1. Talk about the elephant in the room

Your boss will be just as aware as you, so talk about it. Have a laugh and make a pleasant atmosphere. Life and work is only as serious as you make it.

2. Remain respectful

If you disagree with your younger boss, don’t think you can raise your voice and belittle them just because you’re older. You should always be respectful, regardless of any factors or even work positions.

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