The INCLUSIVE ENTERPRISE Podcast

What GenZ LGBTQ Talent Wants From Their Bosses and Employers

May 29, 2021 Brian & Charlotte Hughes Season 1 Episode 3
The INCLUSIVE ENTERPRISE Podcast
What GenZ LGBTQ Talent Wants From Their Bosses and Employers
Show Notes

Generation Z or Gen Z is the newest generation, born between 1997 and 2012/15. They are currently between 6 and 24 years old (nearly 68 million in the U.S.)

Gen Z Is the Queerest Generation Ever, According to New Survey…An unprecedented 15% of Gen Zers are LGBTQ+, according to a new Gallup poll.

In a random sampling of 15,349 American adults conducted last year, nearly 1 in 6 Gen Z respondents (or 15.9%) said they are queer or transgender.

This group represents the New and Recent entrants into the labor force, these new eyes and new perspectives of recent grads who have just entered the workforce can help us see work and work experience in new ways.

At The Inclusive Enterprise Podcast, we were curious about the experience of LGBTQ new entrants to the workplace and their transitions from college to the workforce. We wanted to know, which were the elements that were most challenging?  What LGBTQ Gen Zers want their future bosses — and where they want to work? 

We’re pleased to be joined by Manny Velásquez-Paredes, the Director of The University of North Florida LGBTQ Center located in Jacksonville, Florida to share insights  on the topic.-- , WHAT GEN Z LGBTQ TALENT WANTS FROM THEIR BOSSES AND EMPLOYERS.