Now that the fall semester is on the horizon, colleges, students, faculty, parents, and college communities are trying to determine what higher education should look like in Fall 2020. Read More »
The Only Certainty is That the Collegiate Experience Will Be VERY Different
Colleges and universities across the country were forced to move to an online format or close completely this past spring as they rapidly tried to adapt to a situation most have never encountered before: a global pandemic.
How the Pandemic is Shaping the Future as Gen Z Comes of Age
According to our latest research, Gen Z has seen the worst of these effects, especially on the economic side.
It also shows they are the most likely to change and be changed going forward. The pandemic is what we at CGK call a Generation Defining Moment. Read More »
CGK President and Gen Z expert Jason Dorsey shared with Business Insider what our data is showing across all ages of Gen Z
It's likely Gen Z will become even more financially risk-averse than they already are and that the pandemic will change how they view work and learning.
But there's a big difference between the seven-year-old and the 21-year-old. Read More »
CGK President Jason Dorsey Shared Our Latest Insights with Plansponsor on Gen Z, Their Personal Finances, and How the Pandemic Will Influence Those Habits
Our research has already been pointing to this young generation being better savers than their Millennial predecessors for the last several years.
Coupled with the effects of the Great Recession of 2008 on their parents and the impacts of the pandemic starting to take shape on Gen Z directly, Gen Z’s fiscal cautiousness will likely solidify. Read More »
The coronavirus is the latest economic retraction for Millennials who are prioritizing the next crisis over their retirement
The challenge for many of these workers is that their emergency savings accounts couldn’t even cover two months of living expenses, and certainly not many months or longer.
What we’ve seen is that many Millennials have drained their emergency savings accounts, and if they have retirement funds, they’re figuring out how to tap into those. Read More »
CGK President Jason Dorsey wrote a featured guest post for Next Coast Ventures About How to Communicate During Challenging Times
For many entrepreneurs, the last month has been the most challenging time in their careers. Having to balance health concerns for everyone in their personal and professional vicinity, along with a crushing change in the economy, has pushed business leaders to the edge.
But it’s also a time when employees, customers, and colleagues are looking to company founders for leadership and guidance. What should you say to people who are concerned about their jobs and their future? Read More »
USA TODAY interviewed CGK President Jason Dorsey About What the Pandemic Means for the Youngest Generations
It is already clear that the coronavirus is profoundly impacting Gen Z.
Moreover, there are telling signs as to what it will mean for the generation that comes after. Read More »
CGK President Jason Dorsey Joined Lawrence Jackson of NBC News to Discuss Gen Z and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic
In this time of economic, health, and mobility uncertainty, it is crucial to learn how people are coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.
At CGK, we know this pandemic is the Generational Defining Moment for Gen Z. So, what does that mean? Read More »
Generations Expert Jason Dorsey Shares with Axios What the Pandemic Means for Students and Those Just Entering the Workforce
Jason Dorsey, Co-founder and President of The Center for Generational Kinetics, told Axios in a recent article that, “COVID-19 is going to be the 9/11 of the Gen Z generation."
Yet the extent of the current crisis is still unknown, especially as it is still unfolding in real-time. Read More »
Business Insider Interviews CGK President Jason Dorsey About the Post-Pandemic Generation
At The Center for Generational Kinetics, we are closely researching the impact of COVID-19 on Gen Z. We’re especially focused on how the pandemic will change the attitudes, behaviors, and expectations of this generation at their critical time in their emergence.
One discovery is clear: Gen Z will now have a birth year cut-off date of approximately 2015. Read More »