Across the world finance professionals are tackling the effects of the pandemic. They are working to understand the immediate implications to society and the economy, whilst looking ahead to the long-term problems that may affect the financial industry. Financial expertise is needed to navigate businesses through the current climate and ensure survival and resilience.
A new generation has arrived in the workplace offering a valuable and fresh financial perspective on the COVID-19 fall out. So, meeting the needs of Gen Z is more important than ever. Attracting and retaining young finance professionals is key to future survival, whilst embracing technological innovation. However, today 59% of employers lack workers with soft digital skills, like critical thinking, and 51% are experiencing a shortage of hard digital skills, such as coding and data analysis.
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