Which generation of workers in the United States is viewed as being the most valuable by co-workers? How do the professional qualities of Millennials, Gen Xers, and Baby Boomers compare in their colleagues' opinion?
To find out, LendingTree surveyed 1,000 workers in the United States.
Respondents were asked to rate their co-workers' skills/qualities—including work ethic, willingness to learn, and creativity—on a scale of 1 to 7, with 1 least exhibiting the quality, and 7 most exhibiting the quality.
Gen X employees received the highest average score (5.6). Baby Boomers ranked second (5.4), and Millennials third (5.2).