The forthcoming book on Gen Z by CGK’s founders is gaining national attention in advance of its release.
Authenticity may be the biggest driver in Millennial (aka Gen Y) brand selection. CGK has discovered that Millennials have split into two distinct economic groups. To win Millennials as clients, market leaders should keep this in mind.
Brands should use innovative ways to demonstrate they understand, respect, and share Millennial values. Environmental awareness, social consciousness, and community involvement go a long way with this generation.
Many Millennials respond to a sense of genuine community and connection. They view brands that rely mainly on traditional advertising as inauthentic and outmoded. Read More »
Gen Z’s digital dependency holds major implications for each stage of employment in the modern workforce.
As a generation with no memory of life before smartphones, Gen Z present new challenges and opportunities for workplace leaders.
For this new generation, the smartphone is an extension of the self, and it serves as a gateway to digital communities that offer entertainment, friendship, learning, and news. Read More »
Gen Z, Millennials, and gaming: How the evolution of video games is impacting generations, workplaces, and brands
With the rise of e-sports and increasingly complex digital worlds in popular video games, many Gen Z and Millennials have become outspoken champions of the benefits of gaming. Should workplace and marketplace leaders be paying attention?
Should workplace and marketplace leaders be paying attention?
Gaming has become the realm of “cinematic, literary” experiences and multimillion-dollar professional competition, and our newest generations have adapted to this golden era of gaming by integrating video games deeply into their identities and daily lives. Read More »
CGK’s Gen Z expert Jason Dorsey was featured in a recent Business Insider article about the impending wealth transfer between Baby Boomers and Millennials.
Marketing and sales leaders should track this closely and adjust strategies as Millennial spending power skyrockets.
Millennials, rich and soon-to-be-rich, have different spending habits and interests than their Baby Boomer parents. Read More »
CGK’s Gen Z expert Jason Dorsey was featured in a recent Washington Post article about Gen Z and air travel.
It seems like everyone in the marketing world is asking the same question right now: How do I market effectively to Gen Z?
Gen Z exhibit very different behaviors and attitudes as consumers than their Millennial predecessors—and that translates into changing your marketing strategy in some key ways. Read More »
Bloomberg News recently wrote a feature story on Gen Z, and The Center for Generational Kinetics played a key role!
Gen Z represents the greatest generational business opportunity of the last fifteen years.
Understanding the influence of Gen X parents on Gen Z—and the resulting behaviors and expectations—enables business leaders to design strategies and solutions that will help Gen Z thrive. Read More »
Gen Z expert and CGK CEO shares insights at the launch of a new shoe line ideal for Gen Z
Young people are increasingly moving to urban areas, and this urbanization is influencing what they purchase, from food to footwear.
Columbia Sportswear's SH/FT footwear is designed to fit the pavement-to-park lifestyle of emerging generations. Read More »
CGK's President Jason Dorsey talks to Headline News about why "lunch break shaming" isn't going to work with this generation.
A recent national study by napkin brand, Tork, revealed that 37% of Millennials admitted they don’t feel empowered to take a lunch break.
Why? They’re concerned their coworkers will think they're not working hard enough. Sadly, their concerns are warranted. Read More »
Remember the 3 G's to attract and keep Gen Z employees.
2019 marks the first-ever graduating class of Gen Z—and this new generation of degreed professionals is marching headfirst into a workers’ job market with a considerable set of expectations.
What does that mean for employers? It means to sign them, you’ve got to satisfy them. Read More »