They’re already trickling into the workforce as interns and entry-level employees, so it’s only a matter of time before the 60 million members of Generation Z begin having a major impact at every office. What do you know about this quarter of the population born between roughly 1995 and 2011? If you’re assuming they are Millennials 2.0, it’s time to upgrade your thinking.
Who they are
To get a grasp of these future employees, consider their other nickname: Globals.
“They truly grew up in a global world with no boundaries or borders and where any information is readily available at their fingertips,” says Brad Karsh, founder and CEO of JB Training Solutions and author of Manager 3.0: A Millennial’s Guide to Rewriting the Rules of (register to read more). “Music, television, news, marketing, and the internet have exposed Globals to cultures from around the world since birth, so no matter where in the world they were raised, they all experi...