Understand the events and conditions that have shaped Gen Zers during their formative years. Plus, learn how to avoid making the same mistake that other managers have made when a new generation enters the workforce.
- In getting to know the Gen Z employee, … you've got to go way beyond birth years and age, … and truly understand the events and conditions … that shape them and there's lots of them. … One would be the economy. … Now to put into perspective, … let's look at the dinner time conversations … that Millennials were having during their formative years. … It was really exciting. … There was a lot of business that started in a garage, … overnight becoming a huge success. … There's economic prosperity, … they had Boomer parents telling them … they can be anything they wanted to be. … A lot different than the dinner conversations … that we had with Gen Z. … The economy was rough. … It was the recession and in fact, … the net worth of their parents fell by 45%. … So it was much scarier conversations … that we had with this generation. … - Another huge difference would be … how Gen Z simply finds jobs. … My dad remembers in the early stages in his careers … looking in the newspaper for want ads. …
- Gen Z communication style
- Gen Z diversity
- Gen Z feedback preferences
- The realism of Gen Z
- The Gen Z side hustle
- Collaboration vs. competition