Basics

Home > Basics

Latest articles in Basics

‘Problems’ With Gen Z in the Workplace (From a Gen Zer) — And How to Fix Them

Generation Z, or people born between 1997 and 2012, has a bad reputation in the workplace. We’re often labeled “difficult” or “hard to work with.” According to Resume Builder, nearly 3 in 4 managers believe Gen Z is more difficult to work with than other generations. This attitude about Gen Z workers extends to hiring; …

‘Problems’ With Gen Z in the Workplace (From a Gen Zer) — And How to Fix Them Read More »

person sitting at desk with head down
8 Things You Need to Know About Gen Z in the Workplace, According to Gen Zers

I’ve been told I fit a lot of the stereotypes of Gen Z in the workplace. I love my work-life balance and enjoy completely logging off when I finish my daily tasks. Like many other Gen Zers, I don’t value my job over other aspects of my personal life. I want salary transparency from companies …

8 Things You Need to Know About Gen Z in the Workplace, According to Gen Zers Read More »

Person sitting at table looking at laptop
Career Horoscope: What Career Is Right For You Based on Your Zodiac Sign?

Choosing a career that’s right for you should involve many different factors — not only what kind of tasks you’d like to work on, but your skill set, personality, how you work best, how you work with others, and more. So, what about using your career horoscope? Career horoscopes, or using astrology to help determine …

Career Horoscope: What Career Is Right For You Based on Your Zodiac Sign? Read More »

‘Gen Z Has No Work Ethic’ and 5 Other Gen Z Stereotypes We Need to Break

Lazy. Money-obsessed. Laptops closed at 5 p.m. There are tons of stereotypes about Gen Z in the workplace, about everything from the lackluster Gen Z work ethic to Gen Z’s tech obsession. Why does Gen Z not want to work? Gen Z only cares about money! Why won’t Gen Z stay in a job?  Stereotypes …

‘Gen Z Has No Work Ethic’ and 5 Other Gen Z Stereotypes We Need to Break Read More »

What Is My Learning Style? Quiz

Curious how you can switch up your study habits and make studying more enjoyable? Understanding your preferred learning style could help.  In this article, you’ll understand one model of learning styles, take a learning style quiz, and learn about other psychological concepts to help you optimize your study sessions. >>MORE: What is lifelong learning? What …

What Is My Learning Style? Quiz Read More »

First-Generation College Student Career Barriers (and How to Overcome Them)

I was a first-generation college student, and while I’ve held numerous jobs over the past decade, the struggles that began in college still have a lasting effect on me today. Unfortunately, many of the issues we first-generation college students (or first-gens) face during college or university don’t stop after graduation. Being a first-gen in the …

First-Generation College Student Career Barriers (and How to Overcome Them) Read More »

First gen college students post graduation career barriers