how financial services employers can navigate new talent expectations | talent navigator series

October 14, 2022 Sam Schlimper

The banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector has historically been able to attract the best and brightest talent with unrivaled compensation packages alone. But after years of digital transformation and in the wake of the pandemic, cultural shifts in how work is conducted and what talent expects are making talent acquisition and retention more complex.

Randstad Sourceright’s 2022 Talent Trends research, which surveyed more than 900 human capital leaders across all sectors in 18 markets around the globe, says that 80% of banking and financial services leaders say providing flexible working schedules and arrangements is an effective way to address talent shortages. But just 38% are using this strategy, this is a missed opportunity.

In the face of uncertain economic conditions ahead, how can you use strategies like these to attract, hire and retain the digital talent that will drive innovation for your customers, protect your data and keep your business moving forward?

Watch this 60-minute on-demand Q&A featuring Nya Patel, VP talent acquisition and head DEI recruitment for Prudential Financial, and David Jones, head of HR, talent management & DEI for Coller Capital, to learn:

  • 3 talent trends impacting talent acquisition and retention for banking and financial services employers in today’s competitive market
  • strategies for facing structural talent shortages especially in the area of digital innovation skills and cybersecurity
  • tips for preparing for uncertainty ahead and how to be agile enough to shift with the unexpected

Get the 2022 Talent Trends BFSI sector report for additional data, case studies and tips.

About the Author

Sam Schlimper

Sam Schlimper is principal consultant for Randstad Sourceright Talent Advisory and has more than 20 years of experience in the talent arena. Most recently, as a head of Talent Acquisition at Barclays Plc., Sam led Professional Hiring globally and has partnered the full portfolio of business areas in Investment Banking, Consumer, Payments and Infrastructure. She has driven large change programs through design to embedment, delivering commercial and experiential objectives. Sam has passion for innovation, transformation and differentiation and bringing together people, process and technology for improved performance.

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