Elli Denison, Ph.D., is Director of Research at The Center for Generational Kinetics. Dr. Denison designs and leads all of The Center’s research, including quantitative, qualitative and mixed method. Read More »
The Center’s Director of Research Elli Denison Ph.D. answers your most-asked questions about generations!
For the youngest generation, social media a major vehicle for success
While Millennials are both striving to become their own boss and joining the ranks of upper management in the workplace, Gen Z – the generation after Millennials – are changing the game altogether.
Gen Z are taking full advantage of the internet and social media to start their careers. Using platforms like Instagram, Youtube, and Twitter, some creative, hardworking members of this young generation are raking in nearly seven figures. Read More »
Pros and cons of websites versus mobile apps for Millennial customers
Millennials are tech dependent and can’t go very long at all before reaching for their smartphones, but are they using your mobile app or your website?
One of our certified generational keynote speakers was asked a great question at an event: “Do I need a mobile app for my Millennial customers?” Read More »
Here’s what they like to spend on now…and what they want to buy later
Growing up in a post-9/11 society, Gen Z is shaping up to be very different from Millennials.
And as the oldest are now graduating college, they’re starting to exercise their spending power and they’ve got very unique spending habits. Read More »
New research shows that Millennials born in the 1980s may have a more difficult time gaining financial ground
It’s no secret that Millennials continue to face a tougher financial reality, but just how far behind are they compared to previous generations when they were the same age?
A new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis found that households headed by someone born before 1960 are better off, while younger households headed by someone born after 1960 are generally worse off. Read More »
Discover from The Center’s behavioral designer Heather Watson how you can keep your Gen Z employees engaged with a little—or maybe a lot—of feedback!
Gen Z is growing up, graduating college, and starting to enter your workforce. While you probably feel you just got a handle on adapting to Millennials’ workplace preferences, it’s already time to start focusing on this next generation of workers: Generation Z.
So, what’s the secret to engaging Gen Z at work? Feedback—and lots of it! Read More »
Jason Dorsey weighs in on how the baby care industry can weather the Millennial storm
As the US fertility rate continues to hit record lows, major baby care brands are reeling from Millennials’ decision to delay parenthood.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, the US fertility rate fell to 60.2 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age in 2017, down 3 percent from 2016. Read More »
Gen Z won’t pull away from their smartphones—even during prom!
It’s no secret that Gen Z are digital natives, and now most are connected to their smartphones—even at their own prom!
According to a recent KVUE article, smartphones are instrumental in organizing and documenting prom night for Gen Z. Read More »
The Center’s Director of Research Elli Denison Ph.D. reveals the advantages of generational research compared to traditional market research
As the Director of Research at The Center, I get asked a lot of questions about the generations research we do for our clients.
What exactly is generations research? How is it different from traditional market research? What extra value does your focus on generations add? Read More »
With millions of Gen Z entering the workforce, The Center’s Dr. Denise Villa and Heather Watson talk with CNBC about their expectations
With Baby Boomers on the brink of retirement and Gen X and Millennials squarely in the driver’s seat when it comes to the workforce, Gen Z is poised to come in and shake things up.
According to a recent CNBC article, the oldest Gen Zers are graduating college, and are about to enter the workforce with an entirely new set of expectations. Read More »