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Is Your Company Ready for Gen Z? [Infographic]

By Jessica Wishart

    Thu, Mar 28, 2019 @ 11:02 AM Accountable Leaders & Teams

    Imagine being born in 1997. You’ve never known a world without smartphones, and you’ve probably gen znever used a paper map for directions, rented a VHS from Blockbuster, or even seen a floppy disk or carousel slide projector. You’ve never looked up a number in the Yellow Pages to order pizza—there’s an app for that!

    We’re all used to hearing about millennials in the workforce and all the changes my generation has caused. It’s hard to believe it is already time to welcome an even younger generation into our ranks, but the oldest members of Gen Z are entering the workforce as we speak. Is your company ready for these “digital natives” to join you? Have you considered what may be important to these young professionals? As you shape your employment brand, set compensation and benefit policies, determine long-term strategy and even design office space, it is helpful to consider the needs of your future employees, too.

    Check out some quick statistics to open your eyes about the next generation of professionals:


    Armed with a few key insights, I hope you are ready to welcome Gen Z with open arms!

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