woman in room with caption 'Gen Z being bold af at work'

‘Very bold, but I respect it’: Worker asks for meeting with manager—but then says he feels too ‘depleted’ to take it at that time

'For me, it’s not bold. I think it’s communication. And it’s good.'

On Sep 19, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

woman in front of white wall with hand on temple caption 'bruh, we are hiring at my production company... that does big Netflix films... & I reached out to some applicants abt interviews & they responded 'what's ur info, I need to make sure it's worth my time' gen z is insane like ur not cut out for film babes' (l) Laptop with iPad and clapperboard for film production on table (c) woman in front of white wall with hand on temple caption 'bruh, we are hiring at my production company... that does big Netflix films... & I reached out to some applicants abt interviews & they responded 'what's ur info, I need to make sure it's worth my time' gen z is insane like ur not cut out for film babes' (r)

‘Babe Google it’: Writer blasts Gen-Z applicant for asking question about job because it might not be ‘worth’ their ‘time,’ sparking debate

'Gen Z is insane like you’re not cut out for film babes.'

On Sep 9, 2022 by Lauren Castro

man in Lowe's with caption 'Part 1 of why I'm looking for a new job..' (l) Lowe's storefront (c) note with 'Clean outside' hand-written (r)

‘I’m not doing that’: Lowe’s worker says he’s looking for a new job after being given a list of things to do

'It's called work bro.'

On Aug 29, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

man speaking outside caption 'POV: Gen Z entering the workforce:' (l) man speaking outside caption 'POV: Gen Z entering the workforce:' (c) man speaking outside caption 'POV: Gen Z entering the workforce:' (r)

‘I barely made it to 6’: Gen Z worker jokes about retirement from corporate life after 9 months on the job, sparking debate

'Millennials complain about the workforce, while gen z be redefining it.'

On Aug 28, 2022 by Braden Bjella

woman speaking arm up caption 'There are some large brands that I just don't understand who is in charge... I could do a better job from my bed' (l) hand holding iPhone with TikTok on screen (c) woman speaking arm up caption 'There are some large brands that I just don't understand who is in charge... I could do a better job from my bed' (r)

‘All that time you spend on this app? You’re actually developing a monetizable skill’: Business coach says Gen Z’s use of TikTok translates to job skills

'I’ve applied for jobs recently that asked how many years of experience using Word I have. like idk all my life?'

On Aug 21, 2022 by Braden Bjella

Man at desk typing on laptop and drinking coffee caption 'I'm really excited for the Millennial/Gen Z takeover of corporate America. Where corporate jargon is no longer a thing. Where glossaries of acronyms are a part of your onboarding & PTO isn't looked down upon by boomers. You aren't feeling okay today & need a mental health day? We gotchu. Out of PTO but need an extra day? Not an issue. Soon the boomers are outta here & it's our turn to set the standard.' (l) business meeting people talking laptops on table (c) at desk typing on laptop and drinking coffee caption 'I'm really excited for the Millennial/Gen Z takeover of corporate America. Where corporate jargon is no longer a thing. Where glossaries of acronyms are a part of your onboarding & PTO isn't looked down upon by boomers. You aren't feeling okay today & need a mental health day? We gotchu. Out of PTO but need an extra day? Not an issue. Soon the boomers are outta here & it's our turn to set the standard.'(r)

‘I can feel it coming! 4 day work weeks & fully remote options!’: TikToker posts about what will happen when Gen Z finally takes over the corporate workforce, sparking debate

'As someone with middle management experience, I can't wait for yall to find out why Boomers are the way they are.'

On Jul 19, 2022 by Siobhan Ball

BeReal app on phone screens

BeReal memes capture the chaotic nature of the anti-Instagram app loved by Gen Z

Users imagine what Drake's BeReals would look like.

On Jul 19, 2022 by Gisselle Hernandez

Yelp logo on red phone screen on left 'Make Abortion SAFER' logo on right on white background

Gen-Z group creates tool that spams fake abortion clinics with one-star Yelp reviews

'Made with love by Gen-Z for Change's meddling kids.'

On Jul 7, 2022 by Claire Goforth

person casting ballot at poll station others voting blurred behind with tweet by Ann Brenoff top center caption 'I am sorry this happened to you and to everyone else there. It's awfu; and these shootings just keep coming at us. Please register to vote if you haven't already. Tell your friends too. Your generation is our last hope'

Ex-HuffPost editor tells mass shooting victim to vote to avoid getting shot again

It's the strangest take.

On Jul 5, 2022 by Claire Goforth

woman speaking in car hand up (l) group of gen z people heads down arms raised (c) woman speaking in car arm raised (r)

‘They’re fighting because they have nothing to lose’: TikToker says everything has been taken away from Gen Z, sparking debate about societal issues

'Most of us have lost all will to live.'

On Jul 4, 2022 by Jack Alban

Slack message caption 'no?' (l) woman in business attire posing in bathroom caption 'pov: you're a corporate twenty something who doesn't put a (emoji) after everything, and instead just copies how your coworkers message' (c) Slack message caption 'I have no clue' (r)

‘Just because you might think it sounds mean, doesn’t mean they perceive it that way!’: Young professional says she will not placate expectations at the office by being overly emoji-centric in her correspondence, sparking debate

'No because if my coworkers don't send smileys I just assume they hate me.'

On Jun 23, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

Close up of woman hand writing on a paper on a desk at home

‘AND RISK LISTENING TO MY OWN THOUGHTS?’: TikToker’s video of her mom doing a task without any distraction sparks debate about Gen Z multitasking

'It's dead silence. Just the sound of her writing and the dishwasher. I could never.'

On Jun 20, 2022 by Braden Bjella

Laptop screen with calendar caption 'What Gen-Z office calendars look like...' (l) laptop screen with morning timeline at 8 AM caption 'Too early (peace sign emoji) 8-9:30am Content Strategy - LIS, 9:30am' (r)

‘How do they swing this unprofessionalism?’: Cheeky Gen Z work calendar sparks debate

'Friday the 13th? Yah... not coming in.'

On May 26, 2022 by Moises Mendez II

Dollar Tree storefront (l) handwritten sign that reads '4/20 I apologize for us closing AGAIN. My 2 new cashiers quit because I said their boyfriends couldn't stand here for their entire shift. Don't hire Gen Z's they don't know what work actually means. Now Hiring! Baby Boomers only thanks!'

‘Don’t hire Gen Z’s. They don’t know what work actually means’: Dollar Tree manager puts up sign saying it will hire ‘baby boomers only’ after 2 young workers walk out

‘They only want ppl who are desperate and too tired to fight for anything other than poverty wages.'

On Apr 26, 2022 by Braden Bjella

family sitting under pavilion outside caption 'When our sister died we made her phone her headstone because she was always on it' (l) Phone headstone up close shows messages from females family (c) Family sisters posing with headstone caption'When our sister died we made her phone her headstone because she was always on it' (r)

Gen Zer’s headstone made into a phone because she ‘was always on it’

'Y’all couldn’t even make it full battery.'

On Apr 16, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg