many hands coming together in a circle as fist bumps Three-fourths of women and 66% of men say they are more likely to choose a company with a demonstrated commitment to a diverse, inclusive and equitable workforce.(Photo: Shutterstock)

Young women are the face of the emerging workforce, and employers need to address their expectations to remain competitive and diverse.

“Women make up almost 60% of undergraduate students, and by 2030, Generation Z will make up a third of the workforce,” said Christine Cruzvergara, vice president of higher education and student success at Handshake, an early career network. “As our country begins on a path to economic recovery, employers must pay close attention to this generation’s motivations, preferences and concerns as they attract new talent.”

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