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Steve Robertson

About the Author: Steve Robertson is the CEO of Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs (JKCP), an organization specializing in youth-to-adult programming that turns curiosity into passion and skill. Steve has been with the company for 18 years. In this role, his primary responsibility is to cultivate a culture that results in memories lasting a lifetime. Steve has been working with young adults and has extensive knowledge of Generation Z. Here on the blog you will find topics from Steve about summer programs, benefits of entrepreneurial opportunities, and advice to parents about their Gen Z kids. Email him at Steve@jkcp.com
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Gen Z & The Social Media Epidemic

Posted by Steve Robertson on Apr 2, 2019 4:00:29 PM

Q: What do parents need to know about the Social Media Epidemic and what can they do to help their middle school age (10-13) Gen Zers navigate this new social landscape?

  •  A: We are in the midst of a Social Media Epidemic and it is dramatically influencing the Gen Zers (born 1996-2010) that are living in our homes and has changed the social landscape.
Generation Z:
  • Get their info from YouTube or from their peers versus mentors or parents
  • Communicate digitally 35% of the time.
  • According to a  new study, today’s teens care much less about driving, scoring a fake ID, or dating than their 1990’s counterparts.
  • They prefer to stay home, hang out and scroll through social media.
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Topics: Internships for High School Students, JKCP News & Updates, Julian Krinsky Business School, Pre-Professional Programs, Generation Z

Why Intrapreneurially Programs Are More Important Than Ever

Posted by Steve Robertson on Sep 24, 2018 2:22:59 PM

You’ve heard it before: Generation Z will be different. The generation admires YouTube celebrities who’ve acquired fame and fortune through monetizing their channels and entrepreneurs who’ve made a good living from one big idea. Gen Zers have grown up in a time when technology is a tool instead of a toy and when peers — not elders — are their mentors.

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Topics: Internships for High School Students, JKCP News & Updates, Julian Krinsky Business School, Pre-Professional Programs, Generation Z

Generation Z Characteristics & Traits That Explain the Way They Learn

Posted by Steve Robertson on Jul 25, 2018 1:52:11 PM

Generation Z, from a cultural perspective, is clearly different than those that came before them, but did you ever consider how the world they’re growing up in and the technology that surrounds them shapes the way they learn?

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Topics: Generation Z

Equipping Generation Z For An Entrepreneurial Future

Posted by Steve Robertson on Jun 6, 2018 9:35:23 AM

business_photoSmall businesses are the backbone of the modern economy, and today’s youngest generation has noticed. Studies of Generation Z reveal a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

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Topics: Generation Z

3 Keys to Retaining Gen Z Workers

Posted by Steve Robertson on May 3, 2018 3:43:00 PM

Entrepreneurism is on the rise, with a higher number of Millennials starting and running their own businesses than their parents before them. But what of the generation after them — those born after 1997? They may be a bit young for formal work trend studies, but there are already signs they’re just as capable of great things, if not more.

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Topics: For Parents, Generation Z

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