Starting this summer, a brand new employee group is joining the workforce – the Gen Z. Born between 1994 -2010, the Z’ers have caught the fancy of researchers. Thought to be similar to the millennials, this group is actually emerging to be unique. Having witnessed the Great Recession, they come with realistic expectations, a socially conscious mind and a clear sense of purpose. Expected to demand shared power, fast paced cultures, work-life flexibility and leadership integrity, the Z’ers will challenge the current organizational practices and structures. Infact they’ll want to create some of their own.
As we all gear up to welcome them, let’s look at some key traits that define them.