10 Workplace Phrases that Offend Gen Z

Shane Shown
5 min readMar 19, 2024

Written by Shane Shown, CEO of Nxt Level

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/list-of-generation-names/

As a Millenial born in 1992, I’ve come to realize that I don’t speak the same language as the incoming workforce from the Gen Z era. I tried to resist the urge to act like my parents and grandparents, but the time has come to complain…

The Gen Z Era, aka the Zoomers, are a new breed of people. They exhibit distinct social characteristics compared to Millennials and Gen X. Let’s talk about what some of those differences are because I’d love to help my fellow Millennials learn to tolerate their day to day interactions without causing a huge fight.

  1. Diversity and Education:

2. Economic Landscape:

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Shane Shown

Founder @ NxtLevel.io | Blogger | Sourcing Ninja | Recruiter | Ex-@Facebook, Ex-@Zillow | Consultant | Entrepreneur | Startup Junky