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How Gen Z is Changing the Workplace

  • November 02, 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom


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Thursday, November 2, 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET

Free for WMG members; $15.00 for non-members

With the rise of the “Lazy Girl Job," a habit of job-hopping, a push-back against standard workplace practices, and a demand for better work-life balance, this new generation of workers is making hiring managers, HR folk, and recruiters’ heads spin. There’s so much to talk about! This panel will discuss all the ways Gen Z is changing the way we think about careers and how to better mentor and work with Gen Z. 

All proceeds from this event support the Women's Media Group Educational Foundation.

Meet the panelists: 

Nicole Harrison is a seasoned talent acquisition expert with a rich history of leading high-performing talent teams across the media and fashion industries. With a commitment to diversity and deep understanding of operational efficiency, Nicole has consistently delivered results and implemented best practices to drive recruitment and hiring success. Nicole is currently the Head of TA for Hearst Magazines, prior to this she managed TA and companies such as Conde Nast, Calvin Klein, Stuart Weitzman to name a few.

Bucky Keady is the Head of People and Culture for Editorialist,LLC. She has spent 25+ years as a senior human resources leader driving strategic change and creative thinking in the world of People & Culture at iconic media, entertainment and creative businesses. A trusted partner to CEOs and company boards, Bucky has had a key role in business, editorial and digital transformation at Time Inc. and Condé Nast. For Bucky, the best part of being the Head of People & Culture for Editorialist is her commitment to creating an exciting environment to work in along with a “passion for fashion”!

Rebecca Knight is a journalist based in Boston who writes about all things related to the changing nature of careers and the workplace. She is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review, the BBC, and others. Her work has been published in The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, USA Today, WBUR, and The Daily Beast. Rebecca was a senior correspondent at Business Insider, and a host of Insider’s daily news podcast, The Refresh. She also spent a decade as an editor and reporter at the Financial Times in New York, London, and Boston. She was recently shortlisted as a Reuters Institute Fellow at Oxford University.

Casey Lewis is an editor, consultant, and head of content and communications for the venture capital firm Seven Seven Six. She publishes a daily newsletter called After School about youth culture that reaches thousands of executives at Fortune 500 companies like Nike, Ford, and Facebook. She previously held roles at New York MagazineTeen Vogue, and MTV. In 2016, she cofounded Clover Letter, a media company for teenage girls that was acquired by AwesomenessTV (which was later acquired by Viacom, where she served as VP of editorial).


Chandra Turner is a recruiter and runs the boutique recruiting agency Talent Fairy where she specializes in placing editorial and content professionals with brands. As the founder of the careers site Ed2010.com, Chandra has helped countless media professionals find their dream jobs in content creation — so much so that she was often referred to as the industry’s “fairy godmother.” Chandra has held top editorial positions at brands such as Cosmopolitan, CosmoGirl, Parents, and Scholastic. In her 20+ year career, Chandra created award-winning consumer magazines, managed print and digital content teams, and executed content strategy for dozens of Fortune 500 companies.

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