9 Preferences and Ideologies of Generation Z that will Re-Shape the Work Climate
Ready or not, here they come! You may notice some slight nuances in work attitude and style, as you welcome to your organization summer interns and the recent group of group of new graduates. Perhaps you catch yourself thinking something is different, something is changing, but yet, you still have not been able to identify exactly what that “something” is. If you have found yourself thinking these thoughts, you are right. Something is different, Generation Z (the post-millennial generation) is entering the workforce and it is time that organizations begin to understand their motivations and expectations and how they might influence and shape the world of work.
10 Preferences and Ideologies of Generation Z that will Re-Shape the Work Climate
- Preference for intrapersonal and independent work/learning over group work/learning
- Gravitate toward an entrepreneurial mindset
- Seek more than just a job; they want a job with purpose and a sense of fulfillment that helps to move the world forward
- Possess the skills needed to operate in a high tech world, but prefer person to person contact as opposed to on-line interaction
- Grew up in an on-demand economy and therefore expect immediacy in the delivery of products and services
- Have been “on-camera” all of their lives and therefore are more aware of the power of presence in influencing others
- See the internet as a tool to socialize and also gain information that they can apply to real life
- Conservative and pragmatic about money
- Understand that systems are broken
Join us for our 9 part series that will take a more in depth look at how each of these preferences will re-shape the work climate.