As it stands right now, the successor of the millennials known as Gen Z is making moves into the workplace.
We are here for it as their high technology and hyperlinked connections bring about a new series of expectations, behaviors, and of course, preferences in the workplace.
Just like millennials have changed the landscape for work, we are wondering what the future of work will be like for Gen Z. Well, we will be analyzing some of the changes that Gen Z will be creating for the future of work.
Changes By The Gen Z
Some of the changes that will occur in the future of work by generation Z include:
As it stands, the emergence of Gen Z in the workplace will increase the difficulty of not only managing but also working with diverse generations. There will be diverse work expectations at the end of the day.
But can you blame them? Gen X is a mess according to the media. A recent New York Times article call Gen X a mess. As "Gen X supposedly didn't know what they were, or what they wanted. All they knew, they were told, was what they didn't want - marriage, money, success- and then they shrugged and popped a Prozac."
What organizations will have to do is to give priority to generational training in a bid is to make sure the generational gap at the workplace does not continue to widen and lead to poor collaboration, engagement, and communication.
However, there are about seven in ten millennials that experience burnout during work. It will be crucial to aid Gen Z in striking the adequate blend between life and work.
Although Gen Z is the first completely virtual generation, they still want the human element at work. The truth is that about 72 percent of Gen Z want to interact face to face while at work.
Also, the two most vital factors for Gen Z while they are at work are practically positive relationships and supportive leadership. However, technology is compulsory for Gen Z though it is not enough.
They want both the technology they are used to and also crave for the human element.
To Wrap It Up
Gen Z has very intriguing plans for the future of work. They have a highly evolved approach to both development and learning.
For a generation younger than even Google, Generation Z has approach knowledge sharing and problem-solving much more differently than former generations.
As for the future of work, Gen Z prefers a completely self-directed format to learning. Working with Gen Z's will be interesting.