In the News: Generation Z Seeks Guidance in the Workplace

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Springtide Research Institute was recently featured by SHRM. This article, Generation Z Seeks Guidance in the Workplace is reprinted in part below, but we encourage you to visit their site to read the piece in its entirety.

New entrants to the workforce are looking for guidance and mentorship from their employers, according to a new study. Members of Generation Z are grappling with finding and keeping their first jobs during a period of unprecedented stress. Having strong support from a supervisor, department leader or a seasoned team member can help immensely.


study of nearly 6,900 people ages 13-25 by the Springtide Research Institute, based in Bloomington, Minn., found that young people generally want to work under a supervisor who provides them with guidance. Eighty-two percent said they would prefer to work under a boss who cares about them and can relate to them on issues beyond work. Seventy-three percent said they are motivated to do a better job when they feel that their supervisor cares about them.

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