Illustration of smartphone with megaphone and tech users Members of Gen Z want to choose where they work from and when they do so. Why not let them? (Image: Generation/Adobe Stock)

By the end of the decade, 30% of the workforce in the U.S. will be Generation Z, those born between roughly 1997 and 2010. Employers are worried about this new wave of workers’ arrival on the job market, and with good reason. Gen Z has an unparalleled degree of tech fluency, having been born into a world on the cusp of reinventing itself digitally. The traditional workplace may be ill-equipped to handle their ascendence.

While there are always generational divides in the workforce, Generation Z and previous groups are fundamentally separated by a digital gap, a gap that overwhelmingly favors Gen Z. So, there is bound to be a significant chasm between the new working generation and previous ones when it comes to technological skills.

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