Generational Diversity in the Workplace - Part 2!

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Generational Diversity in the Workplace: Managing Across Generations and Retaining Millennials


Join the Augusta Metro Chamber, Hull College of Business and Hull Barrett, PC on February 15 for part two of the Third Thursday Business Builder series titled “Generational Diversity in the Workplace.” Featured presenters Melissa Furman, Hull College of Business, and Tom Cathey of Hull Barrett, PC will focus on “Managing Across Generations and Retaining Millennials.”

Managers are increasingly grappling with generational differences in their workforces and problems can arise from differing mindsets and communication styles. Come to this workshop to learn tips and strategies for managing across generations and creating a work environment that aligns with the unique characteristics of millennials while respecting cross-generational preferences.

Melissa Furman, Assistant Dean, James M. Hull College of Business at Augusta University has a passion for helping individuals with career, professional and leadership development, and has facilitated many career development and leadership workshops. Currently pursuing a Doctorate of Business at Georgia State University, Melissa has a Master's degree in Professional Counseling. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Certified Career Development Facilitator (CDF). 

Tom Cathey practices in the area of general civil litigation with extensive experience in employment litigation, governmental liability and public employment litigation and worker’s compensation law. Using his vast knowledge of state and federal employment laws and keeping up to date on current employment trends, Tom is equipped to counsel a number of public and private entities in employment and personnel matters.

The Third Thursday Business Builder seminar will be held at the Augusta Metro Chamber office and begins at 11:30 am with lunch provided. Attendance is complimentary for Chamber members, $15 for prospective-members. Advanced registration is required at Deadline to register is Monday, February 12. Due to limited space, please limit to one (1) representative from each company.


Third Thursday Business Builder seminar series provides topical intelligence on key issues for businesses. Local industry experts present relevant information on topics important to successful business operations and growth.