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Gen Z on technology, packaging jobs and the environment

Today’s youngest named generation, Gen Z, is now entering the workforce. How can Gen Z contribute to your packaging department? In this 10-minute video, six students from the School of Packaging at Michigan State University voice the unique qualities their generation brings to the team.

Hear these future packaging professionals share their take on technology, the job market, preparing for work in the real world, and the environment and causes.

Hayley Mayes,
Sienna Deng,
Ivan Keener,
Kristina Gobis,
Ryan Sturza,
Abbey Behan,

Five generations strong

This video of Gen Z and corresponding free eBook complete Matt Dingee’s insights into “How to leverage the mindsets of…” the five generations now in the packaging workforce today: The Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials and Gen Z (born between 1995 and 2015).

Download the free eBook now to see Dingee’s succinct analysis of how today’s packaging departments can profit from the distinctive mindsets of each of these age groups.

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