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Gen Zs are Anxious, Entrepreneurial and Determined


Associate Director, Tanya Michelsen offers her insight on Gen Z for Newsweek's article on: 'Gen Zs are Anxious, Entrepreneurial and Determined to Avoid their Predecessor's Mistakes.'
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Associate Director, Tanya Michelsen offers her insight on Gen Z for Newsweek's article on: 'Gen Zs are Anxious, Entrepreneurial and Determined to Avoid their Predecessor's Mistakes.'

Newsweek have reported on the harsh realities that Gen Z are facing as a result of their ambitious goals and over-achieving culture.

Many Gen Zs in the US and in the UK were born into an era of financial crisis. At a young age they saw the effects that the economic crash had on their parents and this has motivated many to focus on careers driven by job security and stability. But does this pressure and determination come at a greater cost?

Newsweek investigate the effects in relation to the heightened reports of insecurity and anxiety nesting amongst young people today.

In the article, our Associate Director Tanya Michelsen says: “Millennials wanted more flexibility in their lives.

“Generation Z are looking for more certainty and stability, because of the rise of the gig economy. They have trouble seeing a financial future and they are quite risk averse.”

Read more about what this means in the full article available here.

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