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After Generations X and Y, it is now time to make way for Generation Z – people born between the mid-1990s and late 2000s, who constitute the latter half of Generation Y (the millennial generation). Generation Z is therefore known as the ‘post millennial generation’ and is expected to make up 35% of the global workforce by 2020. Part of Generation Z is currently studying, and is increasingly being called ‘Generation F’ (the F stands for Facebook) by academics.
Consequently, the greatest challenge for organisations is to effectively manage Generation Z (also known as ‘Zs’) employees, who are often impatient and tech-savvy.
The following strategies will be effective in recruiting and retaining Generation Z: