Did you know that 2016 is the year the first college graduates of Generation Z (born between 1994–2010) will enter the workforce?

Crazy, right? Think about the perspective they’re going to bring to the workplace — especially having grown up in an ever-connected, technology-focused world.

Along with Generation Z, there are other workplace trends that will have a significant impact on office life this year. Boomerang employees, which are the folks who leave a company and return at a later stage, will become more acceptable. Workspaces will become more collaborative. Maternity leave will become an even bigger topic than it is already.

To help you stay ahead of the curve, the folks at the Brighton School of of Business and Management created the infographic below. Check it out to learn the biggest workplace trends to look for in 2016.


What other workplace trends do you expect to see this year? Share with us in the comments.

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