Generation Z is the generation born after 1995 and before the mid–2000s. They are the first generation to grow up with technology, making them the most tech–savvy generation yet. They are also known as the “digital natives” as they are the first to be born into a world of digital technology.
Working with Generation Z has many strengths that make them unique and valuable in the workplace. They are highly adaptable, comfortable with technology, and highly creative. They are also very socially conscious and passionate about making a difference in the world. Generation Z is also highly entrepreneurial and independent. They are more likely to start their own businesses than previous generations, and they are also more likely to work remotely. They are also more likely to take risks and are comfortable with change. As leaders work with this generation, it is critical for them to take their strengths into account and recognize how they can be an asset to their team.
However, Generation Z also faces some challenges. They are often labeled as being “lazy” or “unmotivated” due to their reliance on technology and their tendency to multitask. They are also more likely to suffer from mental health issues due to the pressure of social media and the fast–paced world they live in. Leaders may want to think twice before they speak and be mindful of how they come across. Because this generation tends to work at their convenience, it is important not to make assumptions about their workload as long as the expectations are set at the beginning of the relationship.
Overall, Generation Z has many strengths that make them valuable in the workplace. They are highly adaptable, comfortable with technology, and highly creative. They are also more likely to take risks and are comfortable with change. However, they also face some challenges such as being labeled as “lazy” or “unmotivated” and the pressure of social media. It is important to recognize both the strengths and challenges of Generation Z and find ways to help them succeed in the workplace.