African American young adult smiling The question for every generation is how much the world will change to accommodate them and how much they must change to adapt to the world. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Move over, millennials. iGen (also known as Gen Z) is entering the workforce with a new set of defining characteristics, goals and expectations.

“iGen is the first generation to spend their entire adolescence in the age of the smartphone, and that’s had ripple effects across many areas of their lives,” said Jean Twenge, Ph.D., professor of psychology at San Diego State University. “What we are seeing is not due just to age but to a cultural or generational change over time.”

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