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Gen Z Perceptions and Expectations upon Entering the Workforce

Published Online: 28 Jun 2021
Volume & Issue: Volume 14 (2021) - Issue 22 (June 2021)
Page range: 20 - 30
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
2286-2552
First Published
16 Apr 2015
Publication timeframe
2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

This article focuses on examining Gen Z-ers’ opinions and expectations regarding their present or future jobs, as well as their views on their future careers. The exploratory study performed on members of this cohort revealed, among others, that Gen Z-ers appreciate a secure job, financial stability, and prefer working for big companies. They choose jobs which reflect their passions and look for informal and relaxed environments, where they can have their own well defined office space. This cohort wishes to be mentored at work and is brutally aware that success must come with career-long learning. Despite being said to be digital natives, they feel the need to bond with colleagues and to freely speak their mind.

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