“If you meet the digital needs of Gen Z, you meet the needs of the world”

Gen Z, born between 1996-2015, is the most Internet-dependent generation, with their digital fluency positioning them in firm first place in technology use across all generations. This was recently observed in the third annual, international study of Gen Z, conducted by The Center for Generational Kinetics and commissioned by WP Engine. Why Gen Z and their digital fluency… Continue reading “If you meet the digital needs of Gen Z, you meet the needs of the world”

Employees wants employers to take climate action: Peakon analysis

Australian employees have taken the charge on climate action with a 220% increase in employee comments on the subject. This data comes from Peakon, which analysed over 298,000 survey comments made by Australian employees. The inaugural 2020 Employee Expectations report aims to get clear on what exactly employees expect and want from their employers this calendar year.… Continue reading Employees wants employers to take climate action: Peakon analysis

The next generation of workers: What skills will they need?

The future of work is changing. Driven by evolving expectations of Australian workers, shifting demographics as the more digital-native generation join the workforce, and technological advancements, the workplace is now moving into an era where some hard skills are starting to expire. While workplace disruption is not a new concept, the current pace of change… Continue reading The next generation of workers: What skills will they need?

What Gen Z and other workers want from the work environment

81% of ANZ workers believe open plan is important to productivity and engagement, new research reveals Despite this, workplace distractions affect 99% of local employees Younger generations better at using technology to avoid distraction More than half (57 percent) of workers across Australia and New Zealand still prefer open plan offices over privacy-oriented floor plans,… Continue reading What Gen Z and other workers want from the work environment

Increase the performance of your youngest employees with these tips

By Danielle Buckley, Workplace Psychologist and Coach As Generation Z make their way into the workforce, employers are forced to think about how best to recruit, engage and retain our future leaders. The new generation entering the workforce come with unique characteristics and traits and getting the most out of, and supporting these new workers,… Continue reading Increase the performance of your youngest employees with these tips

Move over, millennials! Gen Z is hitting the workforce – Here’s what you need to know

The first waves of Gen Z are entering the workforce and for the first time ever, four generations will be working together. Born between 1995 and 2009, Gen Z is composed of every school-goer in Australia right now, with the first batch already in the workplace. While they currently make up 10 per cent of… Continue reading Move over, millennials! Gen Z is hitting the workforce – Here’s what you need to know