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Gen Z's Ready To Work - Is Your Company On Their Radar?

61% of Gen Z said they believe they need to be decided on a career path before entering college. But let’s face it, that’s a lot of pressure for an 18 year old. Heck, that’s a lot of pressure for anyone. It used to be we went to college to explore, but now Gen Z sees colleges as trade schools to execute a predetermined mission. Sure, it’s good to have Gen Z focused, but we also have to...

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Bring On The Acronyms - Gen Z Can Speak Anyone's Language

When Gen X showed up in the workplace, one of their biggest complaints with Baby Boomers was a new lexicon they had to learn. Xers felt there was an acronym for everything and a surplus of big buzzwords that were typically vague. Exact titles described the rank file and nothing made an Xer roll his/her eyes more than a debate over whether Supervisor was more important than General Manager. While...

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Nation's Newest Voters Are Not the Millennials, but 14 Million Gen Zers

Many in this group, born between 1995 and 2012, are coming of age.  Recent polls and articles suggest that the “millennial vote” could determine this election. But the youngest voters in this election are not one generation, but two. The values and voter preferences of millennials aren’t the same as those for the younger, emerging voting block of Generation Z, born 1995 to 2012....

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What Employers Need to Know: Gen Z's Side Hustle

As mentioned in our last blog, a study by Monster on Gen Z’s workplace characteristics identified in the top three that “they are attracted to entrepreneurship.” Our studies have found the same thing with 17% of Gen Z vs. 11% Millennials wanting to start a business. But does this mean Gen Z won’t want to work for another company because they’ll be busy running their own? This is not...

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Gen Z - The Entrepeneurial Generation

A recent study by Monster on Gen Z’s workplace characteristics identified that within the top three, “They are attracted to entrepreneurship.” Their survey found “that 76 percent of these young people see themselves as the owners of their careers, in control of shaping their own paths. In fact, nearly half of Gen Z respondents said they want to have their own businesses, compared to 32...

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