How to Help Gen Z Flourish & Find Balance
Young people’s experiences are changing, and their expectations for work are changing even more. Parents, teachers, trusted adults, and employers all have a responsibility to help young people flourish and find balance in both work and life. The elements that young people need to thrive in the workplace—mentorship, meaning, and growth—are the same elements that young people who aren’t yet in the workforce need from trusted adults as they prepare for life and work.
But the question remains: how do I start?
We compiled some of our latest data into this free report to empower you to provide what young people need to thrive in work, life, and all the spaces between. With robust data, meaningful insights, and actionable tips throughout, you’ll be prepared to help Gen Z do their best work and live their best lives.
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Young people need mentors:
Springtide data indicate that most young people lack mentors: only 38% of young people have someone who models positive actions for a successful life.
We have ideas on how to connect young people to mentors.
Young people crave meaning:
70% of 13-to-17-year-olds told Springtide they believe that work is not worth doing if it is not meaningful to them.
Rooted in our research, our tips will help you make their work meaningful.
Young people value growth:
Springtide data show that 86% of young people say it is important that current or future bosses or supervisors offer them opportunities to grow.
We’ll show you how.
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Work / Life: Helping Gen Z Flourish & Find Balance
Over 70% of Gen Z told us work/life balance is important. Parents, teachers, trusted adults, and employers all have a responsibility to help young people find balance in both work and life. With data, insights, and tips throughout, you’ll be prepared to help Gen Z flourish.