Gen Z: Engage the Next Generation of Employees and Consumers

Date: 03/27/2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: The Weinberg Park Heights JCC Community Room

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Facilitator: Josh Miller
Fee Structure: No charge for staff of Jewish communal organizations that pay an annual fee to DFI.
Otherwise, a $36 fee applies per workshop.

Generation Z is like no generation ever seen before. 

Ready or not, here comes Gen Z!

Generation Z (born between 1996 and 2009) is in the limelight, and their arrival has affected the way that successful organizations attempt to engage young people. The first generation of the 21st century came of age during the most disruptive decade of the last century, and their arrival marks the end of clearly defined roles, traditions, and experiences. Learn from Josh Miller, a 17-year-old Generation Z expert and member of his own Jewish community, about how these shifts are likely to impact your future and what organizations will need to do to engage youth as volunteers and employees.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what it takes to engage Gen Z as employees.
  • Learn which driving factors helped shape Generation Z’s values and behaviors.
  • Understand Generation Z’s preferred communication styles.
  • Learn what Gen Z values in job experience.

Meet Josh Miller, XYZ University’s Director of Gen Z Studies, and Chief Executive Officer of Deciding Edge

Josh Miller is a passionate and informed advocate for his generation—Generation Z – and at 17 years old, he is already on his way to becoming a renowned thought leader. Among his many achievements, Josh is XYZ University’s Director of Gen Z Studies, co-author of XYZ University’s research papers Ready or Not – Here Comes Z and Teaching Gen Z: Everything we wish schools knew about our generation and education, and he’s the host of The Gen Z Podcast.

Josh has spoken in front of some of the powerful leaders in the business world, been mentored by top executives, and discussed marketing strategy with Fortune 500 companies. His work has been featured in prominent national publications.

Deciding Edge is a youth-owned and operated consulting firm dedicated to helping organizations better understand today’s youth, which is the leading authority on Gen Z. They are able to provide the most authentic perspective in the market which bodes well for your organizations that want to engage the next generation of consumers, employees, and members. Equipped with a passion around leadership, entrepreneurship, and philanthropy, Josh founded Deciding Edge with the mission of creating a platform for organizations to better understand how to recruit, retain, and sell to Generation Z.

 

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