Event Details

Location: Costa Mesa, CA


Cornell O.C. Business Luncheon at the Center Club

Boomers, Gen X and Millennials: The Evolution of the Employer-Employee Relationship

Thursday, October 24, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

For our next luncheon, our accomplished guest speaker will be Mr. Jason Mednick, Managing Consultant at ROC Group, an employee communications firm that specializes in change management and HR programs.

Jason and his company believe there’s an art and science to being heard and achieving lasting change, and they apply neuroscience, behavior design and storytelling science to what they do. Jason will share some of these insights, as they can be applied both in the business world as well as to everyday life. He will also discuss how the new approaches to Human Resources impact the relationships between several generations who all come from different employment environments and converge in today’s workplace.

Event Summary:
• Overview of today’s multi-generational workforce
• Hearts and minds: generational drivers
• What generations think and say about work
• 5 practical ideas for using brain science to engage across generations
• Q&A

11:30 AM Luncheon will begin promptly
12:00 PM Presentation/Q&A
1:30 PM   Luncheon will end promptly

Cost: $40 members and $45 non-members, includes valet parking at Center Club.


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Event Contact: Gaye Tomlinson, MBA ’05, Chair of CAAOC Business Lunches, gak23@cornell.edu, 714-742-2948.  

Jason Mednick specializes in developing and implementing innovative global change management and communication solutions for a variety of business strategy, human capital, total rewards, HR technology and M&A challenges.
Jason’s clients and professional experiences span the biotechnology, life sciences, pharmaceutical, grocery retail, healthcare, higher education, consumer packaged goods and manufacturing industries. He is currently a managing consultant at ROC Group, an organizational communications firm, and his previous professional experience includes Mercer, The Orange County Register, UC Irvine and Thermo Fisher Scientific.

He holds a BA from the College of Arts & Sciences at Cornell University (‘04), and master’s degrees from USC in Business Administration and Journalism. He is a certified Prosci change management practitioner and holds a certificate in The Foundations of NeuroLeadership from the NeuroLeadership Institue (NLI).