Waters Wavelength Podcast: Dealing with Gen-Z

Robert Wigley, chairman at UK Finance, joins the podcast to talk about how companies can appeal to new and young talent.

Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, and Anthony Malakian, Editor-in-Chief of WatersTechnology, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

 

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This week, Robert Wigley, chairman at UK Finance, joins Wei-Shen on the Waters Wavelength podcast to talk about his new book ‘Born Digital’ and how firms can attract Gen-Z talent.

7:00 Bob joins the podcast and gives an overview of his book ‘Born Digital.’

10:00 He explains how purpose has changed. Gen-Z particularly looks to join companies that serve some societal purpose too.

13:00 How can companies in the capital markets drive sustainability and inclusivity in their hiring policies and actually put words into action.

17:00 Achieve, or explain!

18:00 Bob explains the concept of ‘phigital workspaces’ and how biophilic workplaces are becoming more popular.

21:00 The challenge in this more blurred workplace environment is how companies can reinforce teamwork and facilitate innovation.  

23:00 Demonstrating technology sophistication is a key criteria for Gen-Z.  

28:00 Every company has its own culture, but they should recognize that it can impact how they attract new talent.

31:00 It all comes down to recognizing the values that Gen-Z puts highly.

 

Contact Info: 

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners.

Wei-Shen Wong: + 852 3411 4758;  wei-shen.wong@infopro-digital.com

Anthony Malakian: + 1 646 490 3973; anthony.malakian@infopro-digital.com


Past 10 episodes:

Episode 221: Tech Execs Discuss Innovation in 2020

Episode 222: Grasshopper’s John Lin on Using Tech for Good

Episode 223: IBM’s Likhit Wagle on Cloud Adoption

Episode 224: Mental Health

Episode 225: GameStop

Episode 226: M&A and people

Episode 227: PanAgora Asset Management on ESG

Episode 228: Automated bars

Episode 229: World Backup Day

Episode 230: Bloomberg on FRTB

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