From Wi-Fi to Work Boots: Gen Z’s Journey into the Trades

Hey, Gen Z! Let’s dive into something that may have been on your mind lately – why are some of you shrugging off the typical college route? Well, it turns out that Millennials have degrees coming out of their ears (thanks to those Baby Boomer parents with dreams of a better life), but many of you are embracing a sea of DIY knowledge, learning everything from YouTube. Sure, maybe you’re the generation with the fewest diplomas, but knowledge isn’t all about that piece of paper, right? Unfortunately, not having that “formal education” stamp of approval can make landing a good job harder than chewing on a lawbreaker. That’s where skilled trades come in. 

The Monkey-See-Monkey-Do Generation

Let’s take a closer look at your generation, the “show me first, then I’ll show you” crew. From TikTok dances to DIY skincare, if it’s not on the screen, does it even exist? But what if you had toy tools instead of toy

2024-05-31T14:58:38-04:00June 14th, 2024|Uncategorized|

The Forever Changing Desires of the WorkForce

Baby Boomers – Generation X – Millennials and Beyond 

Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials have all had a different approach to what work life balance has meant to them, based partly on the era in which they grew up and in what they witnessed in both their parents and grandparents generations. 

People born between 1945 and 1960, in the generation known as Baby Boomers, grew up in an era where having a stable career that produced the income necessary to feed your family was the primary task. Reliability and consistency were the main priority for baby boomers and by default they put in continual effort to not only maintain the roles they were in but to be promoted into higher roles where they have remained VP’s, directors and senior executives.

Generation X (born between 1961 and 1980) were the children, nieces and nephews of Baby Boomers. They watched and were personally affected by the absence of their

2021-10-08T10:04:38-04:00October 8th, 2021|Employers, Hiring|
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