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Your Gen Z co-worker is hustling more than you think

By Lindsay Ellis

11 Apr 2023 · 4 min read

Many young workers want control over how much they work. But that doesn't mean they don't want to be ambitious. The WSJ reports on how some are proving they can be both at the same time.

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Being young and ambitious right now often means proving that you can be both of those things at the same time.

That applies even to 25-year-old Charu Thomas, who earned an engineering degree in 3½ years after completing high school in three years. She founded supply-chain software firm Ox at age 18, raised $3.5 million in funding and, in 2020, made it onto Forbes’s 30 Under 30 list.

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