Episode #113 – Gen Z in the Working World : Kweilin Ellingrud

In today’s episode, Teresa talks with Kweilin Ellingrud of McKinsey & Company. Kweilin is McKinsey Global Institute Director, Senior Partner, and author of the recent article ‘How does Gen Z see its place in the working world? With trepidation’ and ‘American Opportunity Survey.’

Teresa and Kweilin discuss how in today’s workplace, we have 4 generations working together, and they are all very different. The American Opportunity Survey spoke to 25,000 Americans and found that even though Gen Z faces many challenges, they are the most optimistic.

The survey also found that Gen Z is working multiple jobs, mostly independent work, but most think they will never retire, or own a house because of affordability reasons. Another challenge Gen Z faces is mental health and paying for it.

Teresa and Kweilin also talk about the survey results for working remotely and hybrid working.

To connect with Kweilin here

Read the Article and Survey

A quarter of Gen Z is working multiple jobs, and over half of them are doing independent work

Kweilin Ellingrud

Episode Timeline

00:06Introduction and Disclaimer 01:34Gen Z in the Workplace 11:23Break and Public Service Announcement 11:47Surprises in the Survey 23:47Teresa’s Closing Remarks
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Teresa McQueen, Esq.
Founder, Host and Executive Producer
Teresa is a skilled trial attorney (a recovering litigator!), Corporate Counsel for Western Growers Family of Companies, a published author and frequent speaker on a wide range of topics including harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. She is a Certified Business Etiquette Trainer and hosts the Workplace Perspective podcast to help organizations of all sizes develop and maintain successful employer/employee relationships.*

*The views expressed by Teresa McQueen are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Western Growers Family of Companies, its officers, directors, board members, employees, or members.

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