Relative to Millennials, they are individualistic and less drawn to open office collaboration. Raised by Gen Xers, they are financially cautious having seen the recession hit their parents. In a throwback to Baby Boomers, they prioritize traditional workplace benefits such as salary. And having come of age in the digitally connected world, they expect, but do not applaud, their employer for having the latest technology and a social conscious.
Meet your newest coworkers – Gen Z.
On the latest episode of the U.S. Bank Podcast, father-son consulting duo David and Jonah Stillman chatted about these and many other trends that have emerged from years of research for their best-selling book, “Gen Z @ Work: How the Next Generation Is Transforming the Workplace.”
The episode is part of the second season of the U.S. Bank Podcast, which focuses on how the fast pace of innovation in society today is changing the skills needed to succeed in the economy tomorrow.