Question of the Day: What careers are Gen Z most interested in?
Even with social media having people's heads in the clouds, career aspirations are much more grounded.
- What is your desired career at this point? Why does that interest you?
- What education/training do you need for this career?
- Have you ever had a conversation with someone who does this job? What did you learn OR what would you ask them?
Behind the numbers (Axios):
"Despite the rise of social media and the ubiquity of the creator economy, most Gen Z-ers are interested in the same traditional careers as generations before them.
Driving the news: Young people today are more likely to job-hop, but they are also looking for stability by pursuing careers as CEOs, doctors and engineers, according to a new Axios/Generation Lab study.
By the numbers: Gen Z-ers surveyed said their top career goals were businessperson, doctor and engineer."
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