Here’s something that you probably don’t hear often…I love working with millennials. Over the past year, I have had the privilege of coaching many 20 somethings and I have to say…they are fantastic.
The next wave of workers in this cohort make up GenZ, a subset of millennials. This generation encompasses those born after 1996, and by 2020, might supply up to 36% of the workforce, according to some observers. In a recent Robert Half study, the key characteristics of GenZ include the following:
· They are digital natives
· They are more diverse
· They are more educated
What I find exciting is the refreshing outlook which the Z'ers bring to the workplace. GenZ'ers are characterized as being highly creative and innovative. Additionally, they are lifelong learners. How can this not be exciting to those who are looking for the next generation of leaders to step up? So, what can current leaders do to prepare for this crew?
1) Get your...