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The Money Conscious Mindset of Gen Z

67% of Gen Zers indicate their top concern is being able to afford college Gen Z grew up during the recent recession. And although quite young, they saw firsthand how it impacted their Gen X parents, whose net worth fell by 45%. Money-sucking experiences and items weren’t easy to come by but the push to save for their futures was impossible to avoid. This resounding message of frugality was...

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What makes the Gen Z student unique?

School has begun and the attention returns to the students, most of which are Gen Z.  It’s expected that these “digital natives” incorporate technology into every facet of their learning. After all, Gen Z only knows a world where digital tools exist. And this affects both the teacher and student. The older model used to be “sage on stage,” where teachers stood in front of the...

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Gen Z Gender Persepective On Study's Shopping Results

A recent study by Ernst & Young sought to uncover the main shopping differences between millennials and Generation Z. Business Insider highlights some of the biggest findings and shares them in an article titled “Teen Generation Z is being called ‘millennials on steroids,’ and that could be terrifying for retailers.” We asked one Gen Z girl and Gen Z boy to comment on these results....

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How Gen Z is Changing the Face of Education

75% of Gen Z believes they can get a good education without going to college We were thrilled to present at BbWorld16 this week - an edTech conference dedicated to helping institutions meet the the needs of learners. After speaking to educators, administrators and thought leaders about Gen Z, their excitement for what lies ahead in education was palpable. Hats off to companies like Blackboard...

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The Rising Appeal of Freelance Work - Gen Z Considers Their Options

Gen Z, our newest generation, is now entering the workforce, and they will expect – and possibly embrace – a company or organization where freelancers and contract workers are the norm, not the exception. This is called the gig economy, and Millennial expert Dan Schawbel has already written about how the world of work will be experiencing many more freelancers. In fact, Intuit predicts that...

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