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The importance of social skills in the accounting and auditing professions - 6 days ago, 10:43

By: Michael Armstrong

Data from a recent World Bank report shows that more than 800,000 people enter the job market in Kenya each year.  This, coupled with the continually changing generational dynamic of the workforce – which is seeing the entry of more millennials and Generation Z into offices – poses a new challenge for companies and consumers.

Generation Z is the demographic cohort after the Millennials. There is no precise date for when Generation Z begins, but demographers and researchers typically use the mid-1990s to mid-2000s as starting birth years.

As the social landscape of business becomes more digital, the accounting profession’s newest members – many of whom belong to Generation Z are entering the profession with different skills than perhaps those before them. Adapting to this means that companies and training institutions have a their work cut out for them in properly equipping the next generation of ...
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