Need to Know

Move Over, Millennials

Generation Z is coming.

By Kate Pavao

Winter 2019

Workers born after 1996, known as Generation Z, will make up more than 20% of the workforce by 2020. They obviously feel very comfortable with technology, according to a study released by Dell Technologies—77% say they are willing to be tech mentors at work—but they also prefer being part of teams and feel more comfortable asking humans for help rather than accessing online tools. “Gen Z is eager to engage, with a great ‘mentor and be mentored’ attitude that will serve them well in the workplace,” says Dell’s Danny Cobb, corporate fellow and vice president of technology strategy. More at

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