Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 31

The Rise of Gen Z – Will Pursuing Passions Cause a Skills Shortage? – The Fircroft Blog

Love what you do and do what you love are words we see so frequently, from memes on social media to slogan branded coffee mugs and notepads. Phrases like “find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life” are commonplace, promoting a drive of a career for love over …

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Mar 31

Understanding Generation Z’s Expectations of the Working World

The new workforce generation, known as Generation Z, will bring a wealth of emerging talent to organisations across the UK. While it’s too early to know exactly how these digital natives, born from 1995 onwards, will want to work, it’s not too early to start understanding more about their expectations. Analysts at Goldman Sachs believe …

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Mar 31

The State And Future Of Live Video and the Rise of Real-Time Creators And Audiences – Forbes

  Livestreaming is setting the stage for yet another breed of creator. From scripted or episodic content to serendipity and impromptu engagement, new communities are forming around the personal brands who bring them together in the moment. The new Hollywood continues to evolve with next-gen studios recruiting up-and-coming talent to monetize in digital and also traditional …

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Mar 31

Recruiters Must Wake Up To Generation Z – Minutehack

Generation Z are like millennials after four double espressos. Believe it or not, it’s time to update your recruitment strategy to account for a new breed of candidates about to hit the workforce. When talk turns to the next generation of the workforce, it is invariably Millennials getting the attention. Aged between 19 and 35, …

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Mar 31

Millennials look to buy homes in suburbs with city perks – Houston Chronicle

Perhaps Alex Dale and Stephanie LeBlanc lost their copy of the millennial script. Somehow, they’re looking to buy a house in The Woodlands and not inside the Loop, where they had rented a place close enough to walk or summon an Uber ride to their favorite restaurants and bars. Or maybe observers got the narrative …

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Mar 31

The Real Reason Millennials Aren’t Voting

Craigslist and craigconnects founder, Craig Newmark, recently partnered with the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University’s School of Law to poll 1,006 Americans over the age of 18 about their perception of voting in America, and the consensus was a bit shocking. According to the survey, state voting restrictions are making it harder …

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Mar 31

Breaking! Millennials Don’t Use Napkins — The Cut

Ah, those wacky millennials! They don’t eat cereal because it involveswashing dishes. They prefer exerciseto binge-drinking! When they do drink, they choose to imbibe that fancy European grape juice known aswine. And things get a littlequirky when they start their ownmedia companies! And now, according to the Washington Post, they don’t use napkins. Fifteen years ago, …

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Mar 31

Why Millennials Are About to Leave Cities in Droves – Fortune

As millennials’ careers finally take off, they’ll leave urban cores—just like their parents did. As businesses and governments have struggled to understand the so-called millennials—born between roughly 1980 and 2000—one frequent conclusion has been that they have a unique love of cities. A deep-seated preference for night life and subways, the thinking goes, has driven …

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Mar 30

Gen Z: High Tech/High Touch – i4cp

John Naisbitt first developed the concept of high tech, high touch in his 1982 New York Times bestseller, “Megatrends.” He theorized that in a world of technology, people long for personal, human contact. Since then, however, we have seen the proliferation of technology and instant connectivity with anyone around the world. But, technology has increasingly …

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Mar 30

Why Gen Z has been branded ‘The Katniss Generation’

According to a new study, Gen Z — or ‘Generation K,’ for Katniss — will inherit a “dystopian, unequal and harsh” world from Millennials.   By HISTORY Recently, The Guardian released an article investigating Generation Z, the post-Millennial, perpetually plugged-in generation. Recounting a story about a girl who woke up from surgery and muttered “iPhone, …

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