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Weekly Contributor at Forbes.com

Mark contributes weekly to Forbes.com, exploring careers, education, the millennial and Z generations, the skills gap, and workforce development. He brings a fresh perspective to the conversation about today’s younger generations and what they’re truly capable of in our changing economy and workforce. Check out his latest pieces below.

Coronavirus’s Latest Casualties: Recruiting And Internships

Posted April 27, 2020 by Mark Perna To weather the economic storm, many businesses are rethinking offers. Mark’s article, “Coronavirus’s Latest Casualties: Recruiting And Internships,” published at...

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COVID-19 Is Affecting Every Generation Differently

Posted April 23, 2020 by Mark Perna Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, there’s one concern we all share. Mark’s article, “COVID-19 Is Affecting Every Generation Differently,” published at...

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HR Pros To High Schools: It’s Time To Create A Talent Pipeline

Posted April 15, 2020 by Mark Perna A new survey sheds light on America’s skills gap—and its about-face on college degrees. Mark’s article, “HR Pros To High...

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Summer Internship Programs Are Going Virtual—Is Yours?

Posted April 13, 2020 by Mark Perna Just 30% of employers are moving forward with on-site internships as planned. Mark’s article, “Summer Internship Programs Are Going Virtual—Is...

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Millennials Are Really Stepping Up For Their Aging Parents

Posted April 7, 2020 by Mark Perna A new survey reveals how these young, newly minted caregivers are generously tending to mom and dad. Mark’s article, “Millennials...

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Thrust Into Working Remotely? Try This Attitude Adjustment

Posted April 1, 2020 by Mark Perna History shows that working from home is actually the oldest model of human productivity. Mark’s article, “Thrust Into Working Remotely?...

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Three Ways Millennials And Gen-Z Can Make A Difference Amid Coronavirus

Posted April 1, 2020 by Mark Perna It’s time to get serious about saving lives—and jobs. Mark’s article, “Three Ways Millennials And Gen-Z Can Make A Difference...

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Gen-Z Was Keeping Coworkers At A Distance Long Before It Was Trending

Posted March 17, 2020 by Mark Perna Gen-Z and the Boomers are the two generations most averse to touch—and more—at work. Mark’s article, “Gen-Z Was Keeping Coworkers...

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Younger Workers Take Mental Health Seriously—And Employers Should, Too

Posted March 17, 2020 by Mark Perna Millennials and Gen-Z want workplace cultures that fully address the issue of mental health. Mark’s article, “Younger Workers Take Mental...

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Panasonic Talent Head Tina Slattery Talks Generation-Z

Posted March 17, 2020 by Mark Perna Millennial Tina Slattery, Panasonic’s director of talent acquisition, interviewed with Mark about recruiting and retaining today’s in-demand youngest workers. Mark’s...

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