Hybrid work has become extremely popular in Australia since the lockdown phase of the pandemic, and with it comes a host of challenges and opportunities for businesses. Two experts take us through the potential pitfalls and data-driven ways to make the most of hybrid work and retain employees.
Influencer Elijah Lamb reaches thousands of young Americans with his theology and lifestyle content, bolstering the appeal of Christianity in digital spaces. What is driving young people’s exploration of faith online, and how will technology impact their relationship with religion and each other?
Are granny flats the answer to affordable housing? Can AI turn kids into heroes of their own storybooks? How can AI assistants make meaningful bonds with students? In this part of the 2024 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about community and the impact of tech on children’s development.
Despite greater instability and economic uncertainty, young Americans are choosing to invest in their homes. Limited funds are no match for their creativity, as DIY and homecraft are booming among Gen Z digital communities who are increasingly opting for unique interiors and handmade homewares.
Gen Zers’ friendships really took a hit during the pandemic, resulting in periods of isolation that have filtered through to the post-pandemic era. Brands have an opportunity to help them navigate connections in new ways through strategies that feel natural and authentic.
Professor Leslie Kern explores how the intricate relationship between gender, intersectionality, and gentrification affects the experience of women and gender non-conforming individuals living in the city. How does city design exacerbate inequality and exclusion, and is gentrification inevitable?
As Australia’s housing market skyrockets, young Australians are finding ways to get on the property ladder. A record number of first home buyers are eschewing the ‘great Australian dream’ in favour of ‘rent-vesting’: buying property in affordable postcodes so they can rent in better locations.
More than half of 20- to 24-year-olds in England and Wales are living with their parents, re-nesting in the family home to save money. So what are they doing with the spare cash they have that isn’t going on the rent? And how does living at home as an adult change your outlook on the future?
Gen Yers and Zers are having fewer children yet becoming pet owners at a higher rate. With fur families becoming the norm for career-oriented, cash-strapped, and climate-scared young adults, how can brands respond to shifting attitudes around human-animal companionship and wellbeing?
Every major social media channel has at least one problem that threatens to drive users away, whether it’s questionable data collection practices or a toxic virtual atmosphere. As people begin to question the value of mainstream platforms, where are they finding a sense of connectedness online?