What's Up at Work?

What's up with the person stealing the food out of the fridge, or the person who talks too loudly, or the boss who has unreasonable expectations?

We're starting a new WashBiz Blog feature in which we help local readers find answers to workplace questions. Leave comments with questions here, or e-mail me at rupart@washpost.com, with "What's Up at Work" in the subject line.

By Terri Rupar  |  March 31, 2008; 4:03 PM ET  | Category:  Workplace
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What's up with colleagues in their early thirties who are less than 10 years my senior (in some cases only 5 or 6 yrs) but make the age gap seem more like 25 years with their hyper-formal, email pushing work-styles? The few extra years in the workforce has left them emitting the attitude that they are above doing work (beyond delegating), collaboration is a foreign concept, and fun is unacceptable.

What is up with that? Am I missing something about the 'generation gap'?

Posted by: Twenty Something | April 3, 2008 11:53 AM

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