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Génération Z

Civic Engagement: Matching Students' Wants With Communities' Needs

Richard Guarasci | Posted 05.20.2015 | College
Richard Guarasci

While these are certainly important considerations, their dominant place in the discussion of higher education is far out of proportion to the values and priorities of today's young people.

5 Truths about Parenting Generation Z

Stacey Steinberg | Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents
Stacey Steinberg

Many of us entered adulthood excited about the future. As we prepare our children to come of age, we need to focus less on our differences and more on our shared goals

Start Prepping Now -- Generation Z Is En Route

Erica Dhawan | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Erica Dhawan

You might have just gotten a handle on the Millennials, but it's already time to prepare for the next generation trickling into the workforce: Generation Z. Born in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Generation Z is growing up at the peak of technological advancement and innovation.

It's Hiring Season: Get Ready for the Class of 2015

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

On a macro level, Generation Z represents a tipping point in the post-Boomer generational shift transforming the workforce. With older (first-wave) Boomers now retiring in droves, they are taking with them the last vestiges of the old-fashioned work ethic.

5 Ways to Reach and Engage the Next Influential Generation: Gen Z

Amanda Slavin | Posted 05.06.2015 | Small Business
Amanda Slavin

Gen Z, this young and nascent population is notoriously difficult to target for brands. I am often asked by brands How do you target these savvy consumers who were born in the digital age?

A Point of Privilege

Stephen Gray Wallace | Posted 05.04.2015 | Education
Stephen Gray Wallace

Parenting clearly plays a significant -- if not the only -- role in both mental health outcomes and personal behavior, for worse or for better. For better? Yup, for better.

'Me:' Brand Building in a New Marketing Paradigm

Diane Primo | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Diane Primo

If you want to build your brand or create long-term brand value with Millennials and Generation Z, then understand the brand they truly value -- themselves.

Grateful for Gen Z

Amy Schoenberger | Posted 04.29.2015 | Impact
Amy Schoenberger

We all know more than enough about Millennials - who they are, how they consume media, what they want from brands, and other assorted minutiae from the foods they eat to the slang they use.

College Kids Text During Showers, Sex And Class. We're Doomed.

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living

College kids admit to texting during class, while taking a shower and even while having sex -- even though they know the behavior is inappropriate, ac...

Tips For Managing Generation Z Employees in the Workplace

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 05.19.2015 | Small Business
Margaret Jacoby

Generation Z workers typically connect via smartphones and other portable devices. They like information at their fingertips at all times, and don't handle it well when they have to wait to receive an answer.

What an American Jew Really Thinks of Netanyahu, Israel and Religion

Stu Kreisman | Posted 04.14.2015 | World
Stu Kreisman

Over the past few weeks I have been called anti-Semitic, a Nazi lover, a self-hating Jew, a disgrace to "my people" and worse, all because I despise the war mongering, self-promoting Netanyahu and his policy of continuing to build settlements.

Brand Strategy for a New Generation

Amanda Slavin | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Amanda Slavin

Figuring out a brand strategy for the new generation begins with understanding who the new generation is.

This 12-Year-Old CEO Runs A $150,000 Business

| Larry Kim | Posted 10.01.2014 | Small Business

In the past three years, while his classmates were doing homework and playing sports, Moziah Bridges built himself a $150,000 business. That's righ...

The Next Great Generation: Gen Z

Sherry Chris | Posted 11.24.2014 | HuffPost Home
Sherry Chris

Home is a place of safety, togetherness and stability for people, and teens are no exception. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate surveyed Gen Z teens at a time when home is the center of their lives and a refuge from the pressures of being a teenager in today's world.

Contrasting Generation Y and Z

Tim Elmore | Posted 10.15.2014 | Parents
Tim Elmore

While Generation Y grew up with computers, Generation Z grew up with touch-screens. Their phones have always been "smart." Bill Clinton is a president from history, and Madonna is an aged veteran... like Elton John or Michael Jackson. They never knew her when she was "like a virgin." We live in a new day.

Here's Everything You Should Know About Generation Z

Business Insider | Hayley Peterson | Posted 06.26.2014 | World

Move over, millennials. Marketers are beginning to target a new crop of young people who are rapidly growing in number and influence: Generation Z....

Gen Z: How We Can Help Them Change the World

Jon Sundt | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact
Jon Sundt

I've heard my peers refer to this upcoming generation as lazy, unsocial and completely dependent on technology; they have no drive, they have no grit. I don't buy it.

The Rise of the "Sharing" Economy

John Burbank | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
John Burbank

Share communities, in which people around the world offer for rent things they own, are becoming a bona fide economic phenomenon. Companies should be embracing this.

Mind Your Mobile Manners: Your Kids Are Watching

Jeana Lee Tahnk | Posted 05.13.2014 | Parents
Jeana Lee Tahnk

Mobile manners are passed down and although they should be dictated by common sense, daily instances of egregious tech etiquette seem to indicate otherwise. Here are a few suggestions on how to set the right example.

Making History for Generation Z

Alison Martin | Posted 03.27.2014 | Impact
Alison Martin

This generation will largely be responsible for confronting the aftermath of the financial crisis, high youth unemployment, the effects of climate change, energy sustainability and security issues, along with a potential demographic time bomb.

Why Are We Blaming Social Media Apps for Rebecca Sedwick's Suicide?

Rebecca Levey | Posted 11.18.2013 | Parents
Rebecca Levey

The media's focus on social media apps in this case detracts from the bigger conversation about kids' behavior online, and what we as parents must teach our kids about life on and offline.

Generation Z Delivers For Women's Health

Joy Marini, MS, PA-C | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact
Joy Marini, MS, PA-C

When the first wave of Millennials became teens, volunteerism and community service surged. These are the stories of three young leaders working for a future in which women and girls get the health care and social support they need to survive and thrive.

How to Play Together in the Multi-Generational Sandbox at Work

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 06.01.2013 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Millennials are asking for balance and flexibility during the job interview. Baby Boomers are vexed by Generation Y and their tether to technology. Generation X is eager for feedback about their work and also quick to provide criticism of others.

The Ethical Practice of Torch-Passing

William S. Becker | Posted 09.23.2012 | Fifty
William S. Becker

As the leading edge of the baby-boom generation reaches the traditional torch-passing age, the tradition is obsolete. The mores, norms, and behaviors of past generations have left the torch in far too poor a condition to pass in good conscience.

5 Reasons It's Awesome To Be A Millennial

By Britni Berg Britni is a senior at Glenbrook North High School. She’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to...