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7 Things to Know Before You Manage a Gen Z Team

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Why should I care about Generation Z? Well, for starters, they're the youngest employees walking through your door, and they'll soon be taking over as we move forward in time.

Now, I don't know about you, but it's not easy keeping up with the generations. After all, didn't we just get done trying to figure out millennials? However, you might want to turn the generational page and start learning about the new kids on the block. Generation Z is here to stay, and their presence and perspective are changing everything –– including the way you manage your teams.

Are you ready? Ok. Let's get you started on this journey! If you manage Generation Z, here are seven points that you should keep in mind.

Technology is like coffee to Generation Z. You can't take it away without consequences.

Since childhood, they've had smartphones, Instagram and Facebook. They expect to connect online quickly and everywhere they go. This means that for them to be productive, they need a good connection to the internet.

If you want to gain the most from your Gen Z team, invest in good Wifi and limit unnecessary meetings. Yes. Gen Z is open to meeting in person more than their millennial siblings. But they don't see the point of seeing you at meetings daily. If they don't have to waste their time or their petrol, they'll choose to see you via Zoom. This leads us to the next point.

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