The Gen Z Story

HR Reimagined: SHRM Northern California Annual Conference 2020

In this inspiring, entertaining and informative session, you will get an authentic glimpse into the Gen Z workforce. Learn what defines Gen Z, what makes their lived experience unique and how the environment in which they have grown up has shaped them.

Attending this session will prove beneficial to recruiters, executives, parents and anyone who regularly interacts with members of Gen Z. This fascinating and informative presentation will provide an overview of all generations and aims to foster learning and growth rather than stereotypes.



  • Gain firsthand insight into the Gen Z workforce.
  • Learn what makes Gen Z unique and find out how the environment in which they have grown up has shaped them.
  • Understand the differences and similarities between all generations without thinking of them as stereotypes.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Josh Miller


Josh Miller is the foremost authority on all things regarding the Gen Z workforce. As the 18-year-old founder and CEO of Deciding Edge, a research consultancy helping organizations define and adapt to the next generation, he is frequently called upon by trade associations and Fortune 500 companies to offer nuanced and authentic insights into the next-generation workforce.

Josh was formerly director of Gen Z studies at XYZ University, a generational research firm, where he co-authored two groundbreaking research papers and helped conduct an international research study. In addition to his role as CEO of Deciding Edge, Josh is a student at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where he studies journalism and economics.

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Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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All Levels
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