Universe shifts, millennials now ask Gen Z for tech help


Gen Z, freshly armed with academic credentials and technology confidence — trademark of digital natives — are influencing employers’ technology use. 

“For the most part, [we] are confident in our technical literacy and capabilities, perhaps even to a fault,” said Sean Young, a programmer and student at the University of Maryland, in an email to HR Dive’s sister publication CIO Dive. He was born at the cusp of the Gen Z and millennial generational divide.

Nearly one-third of millennial managers strongly believe Gen Z, or those born after 1996, are more tech savvy than themselves, according to a Nintex survey of more than 500 employed and future Gen Z employees between the ages of 18 and 23. 

That reckoning has…


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