Skip to content
  • How to prepare for the arrival of Generation Z in the workplace

    Houston Business Journal - 07/07/2016

    While spring college graduation ceremonies are nothing new, 2016 is unique. This year, members of America’s next generation – otherwise known as Generation Z – donned their caps and gowns for the first time.

    According to a 2014 study by Northeastern University, more than two out of every five members of Generation Z, or 42 percent, want to start their own business and expect to work for themselves. Members of Gen Z may also be lower maintenance in their expectations when compared to their predecessors. Instead of focusing on lofty goals, they seem to be pragmatic and down to earth. In fact, they overwhelmingly believe practical skills like financial literacy and entrepreneurship are very important to obtain in college. Their focus on practicality may be a key asset to the companies that hire them.

     

  • Cookies on Northeastern sites

    This website uses cookies and similar technologies to understand your use of our website and give you a better experience. By continuing to use the site or closing this banner without changing your cookie settings, you agree to our use of cookies and other technologies. To find out more about our use of cookies and how to change your settings, please go to our Privacy Statement.