What does work-life balance mean for Gen Z?
16 Nov 2023
What does work-life balance mean for Gen Z?

As Gen Zers make their way onto the career ladder, they’re questioning workplace norms and seeking careers that help them balance their personal lives, social values, and financial goals. So what does work-life balance look like for this generation – and how can brands and workplaces respond?

Sophie Theen

Sophie Theen is an operations advisor and HR expert. She has worked in leadership roles at companies including Ocean Bottle and Oakham, and formerly served as Revolut’s global head of HR.

Alice Stapleton

Alice Stapleton is an accredited career coach for those in their 20s and 30s, specialising in career change. She has 13 years of experience coaching Gens Y and Z. As a result, she has a deep understanding of these generations, what they want from their careers, and common challenges they face in life – such as the quarter life crisis, on which she has conducted academic research in the past. Alice regularly speaks to the media about a variety of coaching-related topics and has been featured in The Telegraph, The Financial Times, Forbes, The Evening Standard, Grazia, Stylist, The Times, BBC Radio, Channel 5 News, and talkRadio.

Sarah Drumm

Sarah Drumm is a freelance journalist covering small businesses, start-ups, and new consumer brands. She is a contributor to Canvas8 and published a report on the popularity of direct-to-consumer brand communities for Thingtesting.